Fayose hails Ali Modu Sheriff’s emergence as PDP Chairman

.. Urges support for him

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the emergence of
former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), calling on
all members and supporters of the party to support the new chairman.

Governor Fayose, who spoke through his Special Assistant on Public
Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said the choice of
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was in the best interest of the party.

He said; “I have always defended the party even at the risk of my
position, personal security and comfort. I have always stood for the
truth, and I cannot now be part of any decision that won’t represent
the party well.
I supported the processes that led to the emergence of Ali Modu
Sheriff because I believe in him and for those who may be aggrieved
for one reason or the other; I plead that they should sheath their
sword in the overall interest of our party.”

He explainesd further: “Most importantly, the reality that we must all face is that we are in
a peculiar situation and such a situation deserves a peculiar
What the party leaders have done therefore is to tackle the present
situation in our party with the most appropriate solution and we must
all stand by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, who is our present solution to our present situation.”

Speaking further, Governor Fayose said; “the All Progressives Congress
(APC) knows Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s capacity in terms of political
network, being a three term senator and two term governor, and must be
afraid that with such a person as the PDP Chairman, their regime of
lies will be over soon.”

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