Court of Appeal affirms Sheriff as PDP National Chairman

PDP Crisis: Ali Modu Sheriff vs. Ahmed Makarfi
PDP Crisis: Ali Modu Sheriff vs. Ahmed Makarfi

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday affirmed a former Governor of Borno State, Ali Sheriff, as the authentic Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The court set aside the judgement delivered by Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Rivers State who recognized former Kaduna State governor, Ahmed Makarfi as the leader of the party.

Messrs. Sheriff and Makarfi lead separate factions of the PDP, Nigeria’s major opposition party.

Details later…


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  • Na APC!

    • Peaceometer

      Hahahahaha,Hahahaha,hahaha Hahahahaha,Hahahaha,hahaha

  • Rommel

    Ezenwo Nyesom Wike and Ayo Fayose brought this man and made him PDP chairman,it was this same man that started the death cult known today as Boko Haram which is a Kanuri terrorist outfit,it must be noted that evidence has shown that Boko Haram had connections with Mujahid Asari Dokubo where they assisted him and his group with ammunitions to aid the operations of MEND in the Niger delta,it is not surprising that he has been restored as PDP chairman by this court in Port Harcourt,the home of Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.

    • emmanuel

      We know you, slimy human. Your foolani tribesmen hijacked Boko Haram from the Kanuri’s and caused maximum damage with it.
      The major beneficiaries are Buhari, E-Rufi, Shehu Sani etc. Apart from Shetimma who rode to power when Boko Haram had slaughtered Sherif’s Cousin and Younger brother and pushed him out, Ali Ndume is the major factors among the Kanuri’s.
      So tell me, all foolani mercenaries imported from Chad, Mali, Nigeri, Senegal etc were at the behest of the Kanuri’s? nonsense.
      Asri brought them in?
      Meanwhile, the kidnappings across mid and Northern Nigeria now carried out by foolanis are managed by Kanuris? The herdsmen who kill, rape, destroy crops and farmland across Nigeria are Kanuri’s and Asari? You are cowards who refuse to take responsibility for your evils and animals!

      • Rommel

        If you knew one bit of history of Nigeria,you would have realized that you are talking absolute nonsense about the identity of Boko Haram,no member of another ethnic group has ever been arrested for being member of Boko Haram except those Igbo guys who were supplying them wires used in making IEDs

      • kinsly

        Okpo head like you.

      • marcos avelino

        sick lowly childhood of violence

  • ebong

    My happiness is that Justice Abang is vindicated.Shame on those who wanted his head in a tray.

  • Right Minded

    APC and Sheriff, we shall meet at the Supreme Court!

    • Peaceometer

      What’s APC in this?

      • Tunji Olarewaju

        He’s wrong minded

      • Right Minded

        Ask your Fada!

    • Amidu Haruna

      Disgusting…..

  • Peaceometer

    PDP is dead, I advise them to join hands with Biafra to declare a state of looters republic. Hahahaha Hahahaha

    • Tunji Olarewaju

      Seconded!

  • El Patron

    What makes this judgement very special is that it comes from Port- Harcourt, supposedly Wike’s stronghold. I hear the appeal court judges unanimously ruled that Sheriff is the authentic chairman. The question now is this: Was Justice Mohammed Liman bribed to give that ruling in favor of Makarfi faction in the first place? Perhaps that’s why the DSS was coming after him and Wike intervened and prevented his arrrest. He was afterall accused of collecting bribe from Wike at that time to rule in favor of Makarfi faction. Time will tell

    • duwdu

      Your premises are probably correct regarding Liman.

      The Appeal court ruling was a 2-1 split decision. I’m not saying that renders the judgement any less authentic or effective, though.

      Good luck to Sheriff and the PDP going forward.

      P34c3
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      …..

      • El Patron

        I thought it was a 3-0 unanimous decision

        • SOA

          No it was 2-1 decision!

          • El Patron

            Thanks

  • emmanuel

    Mimiko was the most virulent supporter of Modu Sherif and the first victim too. Fayose is next and that is the new Yoruba indescretion.
    The next will be the Igbos whose political office holders and power blocks are promised VP slot in 2019 , as if they o not understand that same promise is made to all of them individually. Only senseless politician fall for such old tricks and at the end of the they, they zone become looser and laughing stock.
    Let them ask Amaechi how he emptied River state Treasury for Buhari only to get Ministerial office, same job that Kemi the witch got for God knows what she offered – may be one bowl of poridge (ukodo)

    • kinsly

      Mumu troll! It’s paining you badly.

  • Ish Adam

    Let the party unite around Sheriff then,too much ego around.

  • Bright Henry

    This happened right in port Harcourt. U don’t mess with the sheriff.

    • emmanuel

      Sherif may not go too far with this judgement, although i already envisage what supreme court judgement may be if pushes too hard. But then how did PDP get missing in action, when they got a new entrant to be acting Chairman?
      No sense.
      Let them pay for their indiscretion

      • okpada

        Sheriff was not acting as at the time the crises started, his position was already ratified by his zone NE which were the original holder of the position, and it was also approved by the NEC of the party. And by their constitution (PDP)Sheriff is the one authorised to convened convention of the party. Era of use and dump is gone forever. Let us work by the rule we set for yourself.

      • Mufu Ola

        PDP needed his money at that time but he has other ideas himself.

  • BURNING SPEAR

    3 happy cheers to Sheriff——————————enough of the fake Fulani intrigues——–in Nigeria———————–we cannot have a Fulani from Niger Republic whose whereabout is unknown to even the Queen of England—–control the thoughts of the TRIPOD by special proxy——————-through Makarshi—and the Apes in APC—–Most of whom——– hails from Chad—–and the Cameroon Mountains———————————-Sheriff is a pure Native Nigerian—-A Kanuri for that matter——Has no links with Sokoto——–And does not share the fake DNA of any of the Fulanis from Mali now claiming to be more Nigerians than the Kanuris that created Bayelsa state for the Ijaw Nation—————————At least if for nothing—- we can trace the family tree of the Kanuris— to Borno State even before the arrival of Dan Fadio from Sudan———————————Ride on Sheriff——————-U have the support of the Ijaw Nation——-For the Fulanis and YORUBAS THEY CAN SAIL BACK—to Mali ati Cameroon—————–and Sierra Leon for all we care——————————————-

    • marcos avelino

      Tribal warlord I am sure you are a southerner whose childhoods are filled with violence physical and psychological all yr comments are tribal and sectarian you are a very sick man

  • Nkem

    So Okon Abang was correct?

    • ebong

      Long live Justice Okon Abang!

  • ebong

    Gov.Nyesom Wike has been defeated in his bedroom! How the mighty has fallen!

    • duwdu

      LOL.

      P34c3
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      …..

  • bulus

    Don Ali Modu Sheriff, the Capo du tuti capi..the boss of bosses..

  • dami

    Now that judges are looking over their shoulders…they can’t collect bribe again…seems they are now ready to do their work.

    • ebong

      Exactly!

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    The PDP should disband and its progressive elements should merge with others to form a mega party worthy of offering a respectable opposition to the failing APC. There is no hope for a political party chaired by a suspected terrorist godfather.

  • ALBERT

    Justice Abang Okon has been vindicated. The PDP constitution itself is very clear on how a National Chairman could emerge and the circumstances under which he/ she could be elected. It was unfortunate that, PDP with all the experience in governance for 16 years allowed itself to be staged managed by vagabonds in power in Rivers and Ekiti. It was extremely unfortunate that, having produced 3 Presidents, several Governors, Ministers and several Federal and State Attorney Generals , the PDP was unable to interpret its own constitution, hold the party together and prevent it from being destroyed by the dutch disease that has afflicted every Nigerian public institution since Independence.Unfortunately for the PDP, those in whose hands the PDP lost powers, have no appetite for opposition, capacity or organizational skills to rebuild any political structure. RIP PDP