Fresh Insight As Court of Appeal Declares Modu-Sheriff As Authentic PDP Chairman
A Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt has ruled declaring Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP.
The verdict on the leadership tussle rocking the opposition party was given Friday .Reports said two of the appeal court justices ruled in favour of Sheriff.One of the three-man panel ruled in favour of Makarfi.
The battle for control of PDP has literally paralyzed it.At the heart of the matter is the unfolding struggle for 2019 presidential ticket.
Some former leaders are known to be plotting conflicting agenda in their bids to influence the political direction of the country.
Some of them want PDP revived so that a strong Presidential candidate could give APC stalwarts a run for their money.A prominent leader is believed to be working to simply pave way for credible PDP members to move to a new platform in anger, insiders said.
Sheriff’s victory is likely to fit into the agenda of the former leader who prefers a new platform.He believes with Sheriff at the helm of PDP, many will feel sufficiently angry to quit, a political insider has revealed.