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Ahmed Makarfi denies resignation rumour

9 March 2017 National


The factional Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has denied the rumour making the round that he had accepted to step down as part of efforts to resolve the leadership crisis in the party.

Senator Makarfi who denied the purported resignation in a statement signed by his spokesman, in Abuja yesterday however said he and the caretaker committee are prepared to accept a reconciliation programme that would ensure a level playing field.

Meanwhile, lawmaker in the party had resolved to hold a meeting with governors of the party before meeting Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, who had invited the caucus in order to conclude the planned out-of-court settlement to resolve the crisis rocking the party.

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio told newsmen that the meeting would ensure that wrong motives are not read to the planned meeting with Sheriff.


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