Appeal Court verdict, not a barrier to PDP bouncing back– Ekweremadu

Ali-Modu SheriffDeputy Senate President,  Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned faithful members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to be bothered over the ruling of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, on the lingering party’s leadership tussle.

Ekweremadu spoke in reaction to the judgment of the Court of Appeal which affirmed Modu Sheriff as the chairmaHe stated this on Friday, while reacting to the Court judgment.

The Port-Harcourt division of the Court of Appeal had earlier on Friday affirmed the former Borno State Governor as the authentic Chairman of the PDP

The three-man panel of judges in a unanimous decision had agreed that the former Borno State Governor is the authentic National Chairman of the party.

Ekweremadu in his reaction said: “There is no cause for alarm.

“The party leadership will meet as soon as possible to take a decision on the best way forward.

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“I enjoin party faithful to remain steadfast as we will surely emerge stronger from the present challenges.

“Those dreaming about the death of the opposition in Nigeria will have to sleep much longer, and still wake up to meet us much stronger because a vibrant opposition is the beauty of democracy”.