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Court Sacks Makarfi, Reinstates Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Crisis Takes New Dimension

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The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has taken a dramatic turn as court orders the reinstatement of the sacked chairman.

A Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the national caretaker committee constituted by the Peoples Democratic Party during last Saturday’s convention.
The convention had appointed a former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi, as acting chairman, while a former Senator, Ben Obi, was appointed acting national secretary.
The party said the acting national officers would be in office for three months.
In a ruling on Tuesday however, Justice Ibrahim Buba ordered Ali Modu Sheriff, the erstwhile chairman of the party to continue serving as the party’s chairman.
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