The embattled former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has declared Monday’s Governorship Primaries in Edo State illegal.
He said the exercise was conducted by an illegal caretaker committee.
Sheriff, therefore, called on members of the party, especially in Edo State, to disregard the election.
In a letter addressed to the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, signed by the National Chairman and the National Secretary, Prof. Wale Oladipo, Sherrif’s faction urged INEC not to give legitimacy to what happened in Edo.
It said that the party was going to conduct a proper primary in the state.