He said that his faction will not agree on
anything that would undermine its integrity
and political interests.
Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, Sheriff said the
only way out of the crisis is if the party is
returned to the ideals and concepts of its
He said: ”Members of the BoT are coming to
”Even, last night they came to meet me at my
place and the governors are also meeting with
”But, that does not mean that we are going to
agree on anything that will affect our integrity,
followership and our political interests.
”As some of you rightly said, some of them
were ashamed to identify with the party.
”Now the PDP has become a strong party,
everybody is looking up to PDP and we will not
“This party, as I rightly said, must be returned
to the owners. Anything short of that is a non-
”What are our problems? How do we improve
our standing, so that it is not when we want to
go for election that we run around to put the
house in order?
”It is now that we should put the party in
proper shape ahead of the election period.”
He expressed joy with the leaders of the party
in Taraba, saying that people should always be
allowed to chose who they want to lead them.
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