• Why PDP sacked Sheriff, elected Ahmed Markarfi as interim chair

    Why PDP sacked Sheriff, elected Ahmed Markarfi as interim chair

    In a bid to urgently reposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and stem the growing tide of opposition within its fold, the national convention of the party yesterday in Port Harcourt sacked its acting national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.

     

    Sheriff was replaced with a caretaker chairman, former Kaduna State Governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.¬†Former presidential adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Senator Ben Obi, was elected secretary of the caretaker committee, which was mandated to manage the affairs of the party for […]