Sheriff-led PDP tells members to shun alternative platforms


Ali Modu Sheriff, PDP national chairman

Ali Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged members of the party to ignore an advice for those of them desirous of contesting elections to look for alternative platforms.

Sheriff said this in a statement issued by Mr Bernard Mikko, the acting PDP Spokesperson to Sheriff on Wednesday in Abuja.

The National Caretaker Committee led by Sen. Ahmed Makarfi had said that states chapters of the party were free to decide on any political platform their candidates could contest while waiting for Supreme Court’s verdict on the leadership tussle.

Makarfi said that the call became necessary following the party’s experience in previous elections in Edo and Ondo where Sheriff fielded candidates against the party’s choice.

“We call on all loyal members to ignore this call and see them for what they are; destroyers of our…

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