By Sanusi Muhammad, GusauPEOPLES Democratic Party,
PDP, Zamfara State chapter,
said members of the party in
the state were still behind Sen.
Ahmed Makarfi’s leadership,
despite the party’s crisis at the
national level.
This was made known by
the state PDP chairman, Sen.
Hassan Muhammad Nasiha,
yesterday while fielding
questions from journalists at
his residence in Gusau, the
state capital.
According to him, only Sen.
Makarfi can salvage the PDP
from total collapse, describing
Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff
leadership as kangaroo.
He said they would continue
supporting Sen. Makarfi as
substantive national chairman
of the PDP in order to move
the party to greater height and
succeed at the 2019 general
“We are in support of Sen.
Ahmed Makarfi, not Sen.
Ali Modu Sherif, and we
will remain resolute to his
leadership at all levels,” the
chairman said.
On the recent defection to
APC by the former governor of
the state, Alh. Mahmud Aliyu
Shinkafi from PDP, Sen. Nasiha
described his defection as a
sign of victory to PDP in the
state in 2019.
He said all the 13 PDP local
government chairmen and
their supporters were still in
the PDP.
He also called on members
of party to remain in one
umbrella as the party was
making all arrangements to
regain its popularity in the
state regardless of Shinkafi’s
“We now have sanity in our
great party and God willing,
we shall win election in 2019
in Zamfara,” he stated, calling
on members of the PDP in the
state to refrain from any form
of lawlessness and stay in the
party to attain the desired

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