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Sheriff begs aggrieved PDP leaders

16 May 2016, 14:17

Jalingo - The National Chairman  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has apologised to aggrieved stakeholders of the party over statements credited to him by his personal aides and associates, reports Daily Trust.

Sheriff said has a well cultured and astute politician, he would never make any comment that would ridicule the party.

Sheriff who gave the apology at a media briefing in Jalingo on Sunday noted that he never authorised any of his aides or political associates to react to issues raised by aggrieved elders of the party.

Sheriff was quoted by his aides to have damned the agitation by some ex-governors, ex-ministers and other leaders, who asked him to quit on May 21 when his tenure ends but Sheriff is contesting for a full term at the national convention slated for Port Harcourt.

Sheriff through the aides also threatened to report former Information Minister Jerry Gana to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly taking an unauthorised loan of N500 million on behalf of the party without giving a proper account.

Also read: PDP chairman fights back

But. according to Vanguard, Sheriff said that the aggrieved members of the party reserved the right to complain about issues affecting the party which they considered inimical to the progress of the PDP.

He urged any aggrieved member to bury the hatchet and join hands with the present leadership to rebuild the party and restore the confidence of Nigerians in it.

- News 24


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