Senators Ahmed Makarfi and Ali Modu Sheriff on Tuesday resolved to settle their differences and work for a united Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the interest of the country and Nigerians. The duo signed a Memoramdum of Understanding which was made public today, Wednesday, by the PDP on it twitter handle:
”At a meeting held this morning between the two of us His Excellency Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and His Excellency Senator Ahmed Makarafi CON, a holistic review of the state of affairs of our great party The PDP was deliberated upon. The meeting was held in the convivial atmosphere of brotherhood and understanding in the best interest of our great Country Nigeria and the sustenance of our multi-party democracy. In reviewing the crisis that has engulfed our party The PDP since the loss of THE 215 general election, after 16 years of uninterrupted leadership at the center, it became obvious to us as principal actors that it is time to heal the wound, and bring about sanity to our democratic process, bringing relief to the teeming supporters of our great party The PDP, and to the benefit of our Country Nigeria .
Based on the above, we have both agree to: a) Consulted widely with all relevant organs of the party. b) Set up a joint committee that will carry out a holistic reconciliation of all aggrieved segments of our party across the country and disapora. c) Pursue the vision of the founding fathers of our great party The PDP. Details of all the above will be made public soonest. We therefor call on all party members to remain calm and refrain from any action and utterance that could further bring about divisions or disputes the party Finally, this is without prejudice to all outstanding matters in court.”