BY ANKELI EMMANUEL,
Youths in sokoto yesterday celebrated the Supreme Court verdict of the lingering Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) where Senator Ahmed Makarfi was upheld as the authentic chairman of the party.
The youths who thronged out in their numbers chanting victory songs as they moved towards the house of their leader, divulged that, PDP is coming up stronger.
Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Sokoto, one of the jubilating youths who simply gave his name as Shehu Umar from Milgoma village of Bodinga Local Government said, until there is vibrant opposition, democracy world continue to suffer.
According to him, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) must have been directly or indirectly behind the lingering crisis in the PDP.
“After all, we learnt from the unset that, APC was behind the prolonged crisis in PDP. And we believe it because, we don’t see any reason why Ali Modu Sheriff should be very adamant on becoming the chairman, desite glaring evidence that he is not the preferred candidate for the position”.
In his congratulatory message to Makarfi after the Supreme Court verdict, Sokoto stats secretary of PDP, Alhaji Kabiru Aliyu said, it was simply but a victory for all lovers of positive political opposition in Nigeria
While congratulating leaders of the party across the states of the federation for keeping faith with the party, Kabiru Aliyu said, the verdict at the Supreme Court earn unanimous ovation from Nigerians.
Said Kabiru, “Cngratulations to the leaders, supporters and by extension to all lovers of vibrant and positive political opposition in Nigeria over the victory at the Supreme Court of the senator Ahmed makarfi led PDP today.
A unanimous decision was announced today in favour of Senator Ahmed Makarfi led care taker committee. Alhamdullah”.
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