Makarfi says ex-PDP Chairman is his friend despite leadership battles

Makarfi and Sheriff have been involved in a leadership battle since a failed attempt to remove the latter from office on May 21, 2016.

Ali Modu Sheriff

“Once again, I call upon the former chairman of PDP, my colleague and friend Sheriff, and those associating with him to follow the part of dialogue,” Makarfi said on Monday, June 27.

“I will continue to plead that what you cannot achieve through peace or dialogue, you cannot achieve it through the opposite. They should not to do anything further that will cost PDP harm in Edo state.

“If the intention is not to cause the PDP to fail the election, any talk towards conducting other primaries in Edo by anybody either within or outside the state is supposed to have ceased by this time,” he added.

Sheriff had earlier cancelled the PDP primaries in Edo State and is planning to conduct a fresh one.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:


Recommended articles

NRC to begin Sunday service on Lagos-Ibadan railway

Buhari greets Reps Speaker, Gbajabiamila at 59

Buhari appoints Jime as Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council

Sanwo-Olu rewards Ajunwa with 3-bedroom flat 25 years after her Olympic feat

President Buhari allocates 3-bedroom houses to 1994 Super Eagles squad

President Buhari is off to London again to keep a date with his doctors

Gbajabiamila celebrates birthday mate Gov Sanwo-Olu at 56

Reps accuse Polaris Bank of suspicious dealings over $300m NNPC deposit

Ondo University students protest over rape, armed robbery by hoodlums