PDP picks former Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as new acting chairman
The National Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated the former governor of the Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to become the new acting national chairman of the party.
If Modu Sheriff gets the concurrent endorsement of the Board of Trustees and the National Executive Council of the party later this Wrdnesday, Sheriff would formally take over as the replacement for the former national chairman from the north east, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh who said this while addressing Journalists at the PDP Media centre a short while ago, said after a careful consideration of all the individuals that showed interest in occupying the chairmanship seat and following separate assessments conducted by various power blocks, the governors forum, BoT, NWC and National Caucus, the ex-Borno governor emerged the common choice for the coveted seat.
He said the choice of Sheriff came as a result independently held assessment by the various power blocks in the state.