An Abuja High Court on Wednesday sacked Ali-Modu Sheriff as People Democratic Party (PDP) chairman.
Justice Valentine Ashi nullified the 2014 PDP Constitution Amendment upon which Sheriff was appointed PDP Chairman.
The Court described the amendment as illegal and a violation of the Electoral Act and declared all action carried out with it including anybody parading as officer of the PDP as illegal.
The court directed Ali Modu Sheriff to vacate the seat of the Chairman.
Meanwhile, embattled PDP Chairman, Senator Ali-modu Sheriff has announced that he will leave the office of National Chairman.
Sheriff said: “I’m ready to go. I’m not saying I must be the national chairman at all costs. I was invited to lead the party and the election that brought me to office was done at the NEC Hall of the party at its national secretariat.
“Four other aspirants contested against me at the NEC meeting. The governors invited me among others to be considered by the NEC and the NEC sat and elected me as the national chairman of the party. There’s nothing personal about my being there or individual pride about it. It is about the rule of law and the rule of law must not give way to illegalities.”
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