A member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope has called on the embattled Ali Modu Sheriff to stop parading himself as national chairman or risk expulsion from the party.
Babatope, who was former minister of Transport and Aviation, insisted that if Modu Sheriff continues to cling to the chairmanship of the party which has already been given to Senator Ahmed Makarfi, “we will never allow him to rest until he leaves our party for us.
“I have no quarrel with Ali Modu Sheriff, God knows that, but his actions show the fact that he has come to carry out a mission, and that mission is to disorganize and destroy the PDP. And that is why we are going to remain united to ensure that we fight and drag out all strange elements in our party.”
He accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of using Sheriff to cause crisis in the party because, according to him: “APC leaders don’t want PDP to be united so that the party can have problem in preparing well for the coming Edo and Ondo states elections.” [myad]