A detachment of armed policemen has been drafted to the secretariat of the new faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja to seal off the secretariat.
The office building located at Plot 320, off Onyi River Crescent Maitama was opened by the Kawu Baraje led of the PDP that broke away last week from the special convention of the party.
An Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) and police Hilux vehicles were stationed around the building to prevent anyone from entering or leaving the building.
The leadership of the breakaway faction of the party last week told the media that the new office of the would be opened but refused to give details on the date and the location of the office for security reasons.
But this afternoon the secretariat with the inscription New Peoples Democratic Party was covered ready for launch when policemen invaded the area. All the access roads leading to the building was cordoned off by the security operatives uniform and mufti.