Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has disclosed that the former PDP chairman called him last week to assure him that he would respect whatever decision reached by the Supreme Court.
Speaking shortly after the Supreme Court verdict in Abuja on Wednesday, Gov Wike said he and the people of his state were very happy over the ruling of the apex court , adding that Rivers has no other party aside from the PDP.
The governor said that the former PDP chairman called him last week to assure him that he would respect whatever decision reached by the Supreme Court .
“ I urge them to keep their word. All of us will work together to reposition the party. The party will go back to the drawing board to move ahead .
“ I don’ t see any reason why Sheriff will not be a part of the party. He spoke to me last week that whatever the situation , he would remain in the party, ” Wike stressed .
The governor pointed out that at the end of the day, it would be expected that the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi , would meet with all stakeholders to plan the timetable for a national convention.