The spokesperson for the Ahmed Makarfi-
led caretaker committee, Dayo Adeyeye has
challenged Ali Modu Sheriff to show the
court orders he claimed recognized him as
the authentic chairman » of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP).
Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, June 14, 2016,
Adeyeye said Sheriff was appointed and by the
National Executive Committee (NEC) of the
PDP to complete the tenure of Adamu
“In his press conference yesterday, Senator
Sheriff gave the false impression that he has
court orders that empower him to continue as
National chairman of the PDP.
“Despite his bravado, he did not display or
make available the court orders to the
gentlemen of the press.
“The truth of the matter is that Senator Sheriff
has no court orders to back his claims. He and
his cohorts continue to shop around to buy any
court order at any price, but so far they have
not succeeded, thanks to the vigilance and
integrity of the judiciary,” he said.
He stated that the tenure of Mu’azu would
have ended on the February 14, 2016 adding
that Sheriff was given an extension of three
months by the NEC to organize a national
“The appointment of Senator Sheriff was not
ratified by any National Convention of our
party; so constitutionally, he has no other
mandate which can extend beyond 21st May,
2016,” he said.
Adeyeye accused Sheriff of instituting the case
before Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal
High Court Lagos and others to restrain the
PDP from conducting election into the offices
of the National Chairman, National Secretary
and National Auditor.