By Ben Agande
Abuja – The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has welcomed former president Goodluck Jonathan intervention in the leadership crisis in the party, saying that he has exhibited the character of a true leader.
In a statement issued in Abuja, the national Secretary of the party, Professor Wale Oladipo said the party also welcomed the stand of the governors elected on the platform of the party supporting Jonathan’s intervention.
According to Professor Oladipo, following the reopening on the national Secretariat of the party, the National Working Committee ( NWC ) met and resolved to fukky participate in the reconciliation process.
The NWC commends the leadership role exhibited by His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in finding a lasting solution to the PDP leadership crisis.
“The NWC notes with satisfaction the stand of the body of PDP Governors on the need to adopt a political solution in bringing lasting peace to the party.
“The NWC restates its readiness to fully participate in the peace process.
“The NWC hereby calls on all staff of the PDP National Secretariat to resume duties immediately” the statement added.
He added in the statement that the committee “received and approved the request from Ebonyi State PDP for the approval of the time – table to conduct primaries for the local government elections”.
It will be recalled that after meeting with former president Jonathan, PDP governors resolved to exploit political solution to to the resolution of the leadership crisis in the party.