Abuja - Despite widespread opposition to his emergence as the new Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff has continued to receive support from chieftains of the party, reports Tribune.
The chieftains have started paying Sheriff solidarity visits to express their support.
The leaders have started to flood the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, to pay Sheriff homage.
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Among those who visited him on Thursday, were the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada; former Imo State governor, Achike Udenwa and the chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi.
Sheriff’s selection as the new party boss had divided the opposition party with a group of former ministers under the PDP spearheading the call for his immediate resignation from the post.
- News 24