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Jonathan backs Sheriff as PDP Chairman

18 February 2016, 14:31

Abuja - The choice of former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party has pitched former President Goodluck Jonathan against members of his former cabinet, reports The Nation.

While Jonathan backed Sheriff, some of his ministers have queried the emergence of Sheriff as the new party Chairman.

Also read: Ali Modu Sheriff emerges PDP National Chairman 

Jonathan has already called to congratulate Sheriff who he allegedly described as the right choice for the position.

Jonathan’s was said to have queued behind Sheriff because of his belief that the former governor has the guts, influence, native wisdom and the wherewithal to lead PDP to displace the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Jonathan’s decision, has, however not gone down well with some of his ministers.

They have threatened to dump the party if the choice of Sheriff is not reversed. 

- News 24


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