Sheriff’s Mission to Kill PDP Has Failed, Says Fani-Kayode


Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja

Former Aviation Minister and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, on Monday accused the former national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, of pursuing a fruitless mission to destroy the party.

He also said that just as the former President Olusegun Obasanjo allegedly used Senator Sheriff to destroy the All Peoples Party (APP), President Muhammadu Buhari is also using him now to try destroy PDP.

The former Aviation Minister had while opposing the sppointment of Sheriff as the national chairman of the PDP, described him as a Boko Haram sponsor, a comment that led to the former governor threatening to go to court.

Speaking on the frequent changing of political parties, Fani-Kayode said that Sheriff has changed political parties no less than four times in the last few years.

“Each time he goes to a new party that is not in power at the centre, he assumes the role of a government mole and spy and tries to destroy it from within on behalf of the government of the day.

“That is his modus operandi. In return he gets protection from the state for all the many atrocities he has committed over the years. He has betrayed everyone and every political party he has ever worked with or for.

“Go and ask around. We used him to spy on and destroy the APP when Obasanjo was in power and now Buhari is using him to destroy the PDP.
Luckily he has failed because 99 per cent of PDP members have rejected him and now he is on his own.”

However, had said in an interview with Channels Television on Sunda that but for former President Goodluck Jonathan and 20 others, who came to beg him, he would have taken Fani-Kayode to court for calling him a Boko Haram.

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