See Photos of Sheriff Inside PDP Headquarters in Abuja As He Takes Over from Makarfi
Former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff has again proven himself as a dogged fighter following his dramatic invasion of the PDP's national secretariat.
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff
Ousted Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has finally gained entrance into the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja to take over as the party Chairman.
For now, Mr Sheriff has ‘overthrown’ Ahmed Makarfi who was elected has the Caretaker Chairman. The Police had earlier prevented Mr. Sheriff from entering into the party’s National Secretariat at Wadata Plaza at Wuse.
He however left and reportedly went to see the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase. He later returned to the secretariat and is currently in the office of the national chairman.
He claimed he remains the party’s national chairman and had come to resume office in line with a ruling by a Federal High Court in Lagos. He described the party national caretaker committee led by Makarfi as “illegal.’’