Ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan visits to Bayelsa, his home State this Friday for the Presidential campaigns, Security have been beefed up across the state as Soldiers , Police and other paramilitary outfits have been deployed to venue of the rally and other strategic places to ensure safety and orderliness.
The tight security presence might not be unconnected to the rumour making the rounds that the wife of the President might be stoned by some aggrieved youths who had earlier warned the First Lady not to attend the rally over her alleged riff with the state Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Yenagoa, the state capital is now wearing a new look as Posters and handbills of President Jonathan and his running mate, Namadi Sambo, designed by Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria litter the streets of the state capital .
The venue of the rally, Samson SiaSia Sport complex is now undergoing renovations as hired youths are busy working in the stadium, painting the arena to welcome Mr. President and his entourage.