Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has steted reasons as to why the party is yet to endorse Governor Ayodele Fayose’s presidential ambition after he, (Fayose) had stormed the PDP convention with his campaign posters in Abuja.
But Makarfi who spoke to punch newspaper explained that the party would only decide who to support during its next elective convention.
According to the caretaker, “There were many people at the convention who indicated their political interests at the convention. It was not only Fayose. There were two other former governors who had posters about their bids. The convention was not elective and has nothing to do with the endorsement of anybody.
–“There were also posters of those eyeing governorship and other positions. Would you say they were also endorsed? A convention is like a merrymaking ground where supporters come in to show their support.”
However, Makarfi said he bears no grudge agains Ali modu Sherrif, he said the party wont expel Sheriff except he wants to leave on his own.
Adding that, “It is not up to us for him to remain here. It is his choice. Many people, who are his supporters, were at the convention. They participated in various committees at the convention. Individuals will make their personal decision.