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PDP BoT insists Sheriff must go

23 February 2016, 14:19

Abuja - The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that the new National Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff must step down from the office.

The BoT members made their position known after a meeting in Abuja on Monday.

Also read: Sheriff assumes office as PDP National Chairman, decries calls for his resignation

Addressing journalists shortly after the meeting, the BoT led by its acting Chairman, Senator Walid Jibril, ‎said in a paragraph statement: 

“The Board of Trustees of the PDP is of the view that Ali Modu Sheriff is not suitable as National Chairman of the PDP.

"We have proposed viable solutions which will be deliberated upon tonight. We are going for another meeting.”

In attendance at the meeting were former Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana, erstwhile Senate President Adolphus Wabara, ex- Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantua, former PDP National Chairman, Senator Ahmadu Alli, Inna Ciroma, among others.

- News 24


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