Supreme Court declares Makarfi’s group as authentic faction of the PDP


The Supreme Court has declared that the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the authentic faction of the party.

The apex court ruled that the Port Harcourt convention of the party that produced Makarfi was not in disobedience to any existing court order.

The court said that Sheriff after presenting himself for election in Port Harcourt and was disqualified merely played clever by relying on an existing court order.

Some PDP leaders at the court included former spokesperson of the party ; Chief Olisa Metuh, former acting chairman; Uche Secondus, Rivers state governor; Nyesom Wike, his Ekiti state counterpart; Ayodele Fayose and former deputy speaker of House of Representaives, Emeka Ihedioha.



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