PDP Leaders finally agree for Sheriff to continue as Chairman?

The crisis rocking the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may have been resolved as the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led faction is said to have conceded to the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff led faction and has agreed that Sheriif should continue in office for three months to conduct a fresh national convention of the party and at a neutral venue.

At a reconciliatory meeting in Abuja attended by some members of PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), led by Professor Jerry Gana, it was also agreed that the party’s National Convention be postponed from the August 17, 2016 earlier proposed by the factional committee and that; no fresh congress be conducted in any part of the country by the party.

According to Leadership, Sheriff as the National Chairman also insisted that the date and the venue of the fresh convention must be set by all the party’s stakeholders and approved by its National Executive Committee.

At the end of the meeting which ended on a convivial note, members of the reconciliatory committee agreed that the committee would talk to the Governors on the platform of PDP to meet Sheriff. It is believed that the meeting was what led to Sheriff's meeting with the governors in Abuja.

The National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, had said the rule of law must prevail for the party’s crisis to be resolved.