National Secretary of the Ali Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adewale Oladipo has denied reports that the factional PDP Chairman was unseated by a court on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
Oladipo made the denial via a statement released on Wednesday. It reads:
This is completely false and a clear misrepresentation of the ruling of the court as it never gave any ruling ousting the national chairman.
Our attention has been drawn to reports circulating in the media that a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ousted the National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff.
For the avoidance of doubt, the court only heard and delivered judgment on a matter concerning certain amendments in the PDP constitution, which has nothing to do with the election of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman or even that of his predecessor, Alhaji Adamu Muazu.
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was duly elected as the national chairman of the PDP. He still holds office as the national chairman and has not been removed by any court.
We therefore urge those misleading the media and the unsuspecting public to desist from such. The media is also urged to always cross-check their facts before going to press.