Ali Modu Sheriff
A statement sent to Legit.ng by the national publicity secretary of the party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, stated that whilst the party was happy to receive new members, membership cards are not issued at the national secretariat.
A former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff is set to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) alongside his supporters. Sheriff was a factional chairman of PDP.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, March 12, 2018, questioned the former governor of Borno state and ex-chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for hours over an undisclosed issue.
Former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff has raised serious allegation against Governor Kashim Shettima accusing him of being the boss of Boko Haram.
The presidency has said that the national chairman of APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, did not attend the meeting between Yemi Osinbajo and Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
A phased defection to the All Progressives Congress, by members of the Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, is set to begin soon.