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The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has stressed that he will not stay in office a day longer than prescribed by the party’s constitution. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter ali modu sheriff ii PDP national chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff Addressing a forum of former members of the House of Representatives who paid him a visit at the PDP national secretariat, Abuja on Monday, February 29, Sheriff said he will not disappoint the party, Daily Trust reports. The new PDP chairman was not specific on when he handover. He did not say he will not stay a day longer than the three months allowed him to steer the affairs of the party, but rather assured the party members that he will not stay longer than prescribed by the party’s constitution. READ ALSO: Fayose condemns PDP members opposed to Sheriff “I will not stay in office a day longer than prescribed by the constitution of this party. I am a man of character and integrity; one that will live up to the expectations and yearning of PDP members. Our losing of elections only made us to re-position our party. If you sleep, you wake up again. “I assure all faithful members of the party that I would do everything within my powers to ensure that I complete the processes of congress before the expiration of my time in office,” he said. According to him, because of his emergence as chairman, the international community has shown interest in the unfolding events within the party. Sheriff noted that everybody in PDP would be happy by the time he finishes with the party’s congresses and convention. He also expressed optimism that PDP members who defected would all return to its fold, saying, “they are on sabbatical leave.” Earlier, Emeka Ihedioha, former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives who led the delegation said the forum came to show solidarity with the party and congratulate Sheriff, Vanguard reports. “We have also come to urge the party to remain strong and focused”, he said. Sheriff, a former governor of Borno state was appointed national chairman by the PDP National Executive Committee (NEC) on February 16. He was allotted three months to serve out the tenure of the former national chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, which ought to have expired next month. Mu’azu resigned in May last year when his tenure had not elapsed and Uche Secondus, his deputy took over in acting capacity. After Sheriff’s appointment, Nigerians and several party chieftains criticised the PDP for picking him, saying they had finally dug their own grave. Naij.com Home Page Think it is important? Share with your friends! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Send email Source: Daily TrustNaij.com newsVanguard Tags: Ali Modu Sheriff PDP National chairman pdp news Your reaction: GBAM! 6 Haba 1 Chai! 0 LWKMD 1 Eh-Yah 1 Related news PDP chairman Sheriff reveals main reason why Jonathan lost to Buhari 4 days ago Ali Modu Sheriff: PDP group comes for ex-PDP ministers 4 days ago Ali Modu Sheriff under attack over his threat to Fani-Kayode 4 days ago by Taboola Sponsored Links You May Like That’s How You Find Awesome Hotel Deals!Save70 Two Superpowers To Change The WorldBill Gates Which Countries Provide the Best Medical TreatmentMedical Tourism 15 Best Fruits For Fast Weight LossHealthMindBodies 2 Best Sites to Build Your Own WebsiteTop 10 Best Website Builders Say Goodbye To Snoring With This Cool TipStop Snoring Today These 15 Teas Can Heal Just About Anything…You’ll Be Sur…4 All Minds and Bodies OMG – These 15 Plastic Surgery Pictures Will SHOCK You FitTips4Life Read next Buhari didn’tr promised N5,000 stipends to unemployed graduates— Presidency Yesterday Share 5554 Naij.com digest: Top 10 news that broke this Monday Yesterday Share 2676 5 players Samson Siasia must recall for Egypt double-header (photos) Yesterday Share 19990 Omagbemi has invited 40 players for AWCON qualifiers Yesterday Share 2062 NFF will not drag Oliseh to court Yesterday Share 2122 Police arrest child-trafficking lovebirds Yesterday Share 6185 “Abducted” girl doesn’t want to come home, loves kidnapper (audio, details) Yesterday Share 37761 Okorocha backs Buhari’s decision not to pay N5,000 stipend Yesterday.