The Senator Ahmed Makarfi led Caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Tuesday alleged that the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress are behind the leadership crisis rocking the Party.
Senator Alimodu Sheriff addressing press men when he stormed the PDP National Secretariat, Abuja, on Monday, June 13, 2016, with his supporters. Addressing a press conference, the member of the committee in charge of Publicity, Prince Dayo Adeyeye said the crisis was orchestrated by the APC in order to whittle down the effect of the PDP in the forthcoming elections in Edo and Ondo state. Prince Adeyeye who was flanked by the Senator Ahmed Ningi, Senator Odion Ugbesia and Hajia Aisha Aliyu noted that the “All Progressives Congress, APC has contracted Sheriff and his cohorts to scuttle the chances of the PDP in the Edo governorship elections. We have credible intelligence that Sheriff had a meeting on Sunday night with an APC governor from North West, where it was agreed that he would be given full security and financial support to exacerbate the crisis in the PDP with the objective of preventing the PDP from presenting a candidate for the Edo governorship elections, or in the very least to prevent the PDP from offering a serious challenge to APC whose electoral fortunes has continued to nose-dive”. While expressing reservation of the committee on the role of the police in the whole saga leading to Senator Sheriff taking over the party’s secretariat, Prince Adeyeye said the role of the police has indicated that there was a superior authority directing the chain of events. “Up to a point, the police discharged their responsibilities satisfactory. However, later on without any justification whatsoever, Ali Modu Sheriff and the other renegades were allowed to gain entry into the secretariat, where they later proceeded to address a …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot