Chris Steven, Abuja
Over one thousands members of the Zamfara State, Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, at the weekend declared support for the National Chairman of
the party Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, calling on all party members to look
beyond being partisan and support him as the helmsman of the party.
Speaking during a solidarity visit to Ali Modu Sheriff at Wadata plaza
in Abuja , Chairman Zamfara State PDP, Alhaji Nasiru Milo called on
all PDP members across the country to support Sheriff.
Alhaji Milo also urged all PDP members to work with Sheriff as a team
to build a formidable opposition in the country.
‘’All hands must be on deck to reposition PDP; we are calling on every
one to build a healthy opposition.
‘’We deserve a formidable opposition in Nigeria, a party that can move
the country forward. It is becoming clear that the All Progressives
Congress (APC) has so far move the nation backward.
“Today we all gathered here to reinstate or support and rejoice with
our hero Sheriff whose emergence as the authentic leader of the party
has been affirmed by the Federal Court of Appeal,’’ Milo said.
He also hailed the wisdom of Sheriff so far in leading the party and
carrying all party members along,” he said
This was as he also urged all PDP to support him while he
set up a committee to work out modalities for the party’s national
He said that the National Working Committee ,NWC of the party was
already consulting with members and leaders of the party as part of
process for constituting the convention committee.
“We are here for peace and that does not mean that we are afraid of
anybody; we will not be relenting to ensure that no one is aggrieved.
We need our party back in power and we urged everybody that means
well for PDP to join hands with us.
‘’We must work as a one united force. PDP will not be destroyed. The
verdict of the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt is victory for all.
There are no losers and no winners,’’ Alhaji Milo added.