- Sacked PDP chairman Ali Modu Sheriff reportedly offers to help in the fight against Boko Haram
- The National Chairman of the PDP Ahmed Makarfi declares general amnesty for members involved in the leadership tussle that last for over one year
Sacked national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ali Modu Sheriff, has reportedly promised to join hands with the Borno state government to fight Boko Haram insurgents.
NAIJ.com recalls that the Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 12, declared Makarfi's group as the authentic faction of the PDP.
The verdict put an end to Sheriff’s controversial leadership of the PDP which had been ensued in a lingering leadership battle.
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It appears that after his loss, the former Borno state governor may have decided to help the state rout out Boko Haram insurgents as reported by danborno.blogspot.com.ng in a tweet.
Meanwhile, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ahmed Makarfi has declared “general amnesty” for its members involved in the leadership tussle that last for over one year.
NAIJ.com gathered that Makarfi made the announcement while fielding questions from journalists on whether the party would sanction the sacked National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
Addressing reporters in Abuja through the spokesperson for the caretaker committee, Dayo Adeyeye, Makarfi said while the party will overlook the “sins” committed by those set of people involved in the party’s crisis, anyone who participates in fresh plot against the new leadership will not be forgiven.
The former Kaduna state governor urged members with pending cases against the party at state levels to withdraw them.
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