Ali Modu-Sheriff
Ali Modu-Sheriff

As the crisis rocking the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, rages on, former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff has lambasted some party chieftains over their comments and roles in the on going rift.

In a television programme: Matters Arising on African Independent Television ,AIT, on Thursday, Sheriff touched on several topical issues concerning PDP’s leadership.

When reacting to comments about his popularity in the country, he had this to say;

“When I was deputy governor, Wike was a bloody local government chairman, “Fayose was a bus conductor, yet they said i was not known in Nigeria, that am a nobody.

“I have served in the senate thrice and twice as governor”. Sen. Sheriff also accused Sen. Ben Obi, Gov Nyesom Wike and others of being tools in the hands of APC members. When asked of the way forward to resolving the current crisis, Sheriff declared his readiness for peace and hence said; “PDP believes I’m somebody, that is why they came to me. ”

They should create a level playing ground for every participant for the chairmanship position and as long as Wike is not chairman of the convention am open to negotiation”.

Sheriff denied influencing court decisions or having any link with Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja Federal High court.