Ahmed Ma­karfi re-affirms his support for PDP

Theled National Caretaker Com­mittee debunked news associating him with the formation of Advanced People’s Democratic Party,he said he will not abandon the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in spite of the Court of Appeal ruling in Port Harcourt.
Reacting to this devel­opment, Sheriff yester­day said that he will not expel Makarfi and his group from the party, but integrate them to move the party forward.
This is even as some members of the party have expressed fear over the reconciliation ex­ercise being pushed by some stakeholders in the party.
Makarfi’s Commit­tee, in a statement by its Spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, distanced themselves from the pur­ported planned registration of a new party called Advanced Peoples Dem­ocratic Party (APDP).
The group said that it presently enjoys the sup­port of all the organs of the party, adding that it believes that Supreme Court will do justice to the the crisis rocking the party.
According to the Ma­karfi’s Committee, “The National Caretaker Committee of the Peo­ples’ Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to deny in its entirety, the news item which went viral last Thursday that the Committee or any of its members as individu­als, are leading a plan to abandon the party structure for the Sena­tor Ali Modu-Sheriff led group, and seek reg­istration of a new party to be called Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDP).
“We state clearly and without ambiguity that the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP is not in any way in­volved in the plans to register any party by the name APDP or any oth­er party for that matter.
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