Supreme Court Affirms Ahmed Makarfi as PDP Chairman


Lana in his address told members that with the court's judgment of Wednesday, the PDP's rebirth had commenced in earnest, assuring that the days of the ruling party in the state were numbered as PDP would take over Agodi government house by 2019.

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has announced what it called "general amnesty" for its members who it said participated in the crisis that engulfed the party in the last 14 months.

Twenty-four hours after the Supreme Court sacked Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his camp said they have received the judgement with shock.

He stated, "No, we won't punish anyone for what had happened in the past".

Though we still await the full written judgment of the highest court from our lawyers who would fully brief us on the details of the judgment; in the interim, we ask all members and supporters to remain steadfast in prayers for Nigeria. "You can see that everybody is happy because of the outcome of the case".

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The Niger State chairman of the party, Alhaji Tanko Beji, disclosed this in Minna Thursday while addressing a stakeholders' meeting where the implication of the Supreme Court verdict was also explained.

Sheriff, a former governor of Borno state, rejected the convention's decision, declaring that any other chairman was a 'counterfeit'.

"Our common enemy is the APC; we should all join hands to chase out the APC in 2019", he said.

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