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Sheriff Out To Destroy PDP, Wike Insists

Nyesom Wike, PDP
Posted: May 26, 2016 at 7:24 am   /   by   /   comments (0)



Daniel Abia



Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has further revealed that the former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, made a u-turn on the National Convention when he got information that he was not qualified to contest the election on Saturday.

The PDP national convention which almost ended in fiasco in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital, took place on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

Wike disclosed that, “We have seen that there is a hidden agenda, but nobody can destroy the PDP. The PDP will wax stronger .”

He noted that Senator Ali Modu Sheriff had subjected himself to screening by the National Convention Screening Committee on Friday wherein he praised the transparent process, only to cite a court order, on Saturday, in a press conference when the result of the screening committee did not favour him.

The governor said that by his anti-party actions, the former Acting National Chairman has proved his numerous critics right that he was out to destroy the PDP.

Governor Wike who served as Chairman of the 2016 National Convention Planning Committee said that the main associates of the Former Acting National Chairman were not trustworthy.

“In my entire political career, I have never seen a man with many opponents as Senator Sheriff; Modu Sheriff should apologise to the party,”, Governor Wike said.

The governor said the Former Acting National Chairman filed a suit against the the party, but lied about his involvement in that suit which was later discovered by the PDP stakeholders.

He urged stakeholders to support the Caretaker Committee of the PDP to lead the party to success going forward.

In a statement in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike noted that the former Acting National Chairman participated in all the processes leading to the National Convention, including the screening exercise where he was disqualified.