Bauchi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the leadership of senator Ali Modu Sherrif as the party’s national chairman.
The party has declared its support for the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led faction of the party.
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was declared the bonafide PDP Chairman by a Court.
Bauchi State PDP Spokesperson, Alhaji Yayanuwa Zainabari said that the party has after a meeting and careful consideration of the situation on ground unanimously decided to support the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led faction.
He said that the decision to support Senator Makarfi’s leadership was taken after the party’s expanded exco meeting which took place last Sunday.
Zainabari said that the exco meeting was attended by all members of the state PDP working committee,local government party chairmen and all its elected representatives in the state.
“We support the Makarfi leadership of the PDP because we believe in what was decided in Portharcourt during the party’s convention. We also support the decision by Senator Ahmed Makarfi leadership to appeal the court judgement which declared Sheriff as the PDP National Chairman,”he said.