Sheriff shuns PDP caucus meeting

Sheriff shuns PDP caucus meeting

- Senior members of the PDP including the former president, serving governors, ex-governors, serving senators and others attended the party's caucus meeting in Abuja

- Former President Jonathan called on all stakeholders to rebuild the party, in order to reclaim power in 2019

- Ike Ekweremadu who attended the meeting also stated that God gave the party victory at the Supreme Court because he saw the suffering in the country

The former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who was recently sacked by the Supreme Court, Ali Modu Sheriff, was noticeably absent at the party’s caucus meeting which took place on Monday July 17.

According to reports, the venue of the meeting was the party’s Abuja National Secretariat.

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The meeting was attended by senior members of the party including ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, serving governors and ex-governors.

Serving governors present at the meeting were Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom); Nyesom Wike (Rivers); Darius Ishaku (Taraba); Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta).

Former governors who attended were Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Ramalan Yero (Kaduna), Jonah Jang (Plateau), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom).

Former Senate president David Mark; and the former national chairman of the party Ahmadu Ali, were also among the attendees.

Jonathan called on all stakeholders to rebuild the party in order to reclaim power in 2019 from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu who also attended Monday night’s meeting stated: “God has seen so much suffering in Nigeria that is why he gave us victory. So we are going to pursue the APC and take over.”

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Meanwhile, previously reported that Goodluck Jonathan said that Nigerians still believe in the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Jonathan said despite all its struggles within the past 14 months, it is heartwarming to know that Nigerians still believe and trust the largest opposition party.

Jonathan made his comments while speaking in Abuja on Monday July 17, at the PDP's national expanded caucus meeting.

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