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Sheriff meets G-84, lobbies to retain position

25 April 2016, 18:48

Abuja - Despite opposition to the zoning of the chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the North-east, the National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff on Sunday met with state chairmen and ex-officio of the party, otherwise known as G-84.

The G-84 is one of the  powerful groups in the party.

Sheriff’s meeting with the group comes in the face of disagreements over the zoning of the National Chairmanship position to the North, which is perceived to be in his favour.

Also read: South-west threatens to leave PDP over chairmanship position

Sheriff met with the group to solicit for support from members for his return as the PDP leader.

He assured the state chairmen that he is seeking the mandate to reorganise the PDP before the next election in order to defeat the All Progressives Congress(APC).

- News 24


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