The two factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Ahmed Makarfi have agreed to a ceasefire .
This ceasefire was reached Thursday in Abuja by representatives of the two factions at a meeting with Chairman of the party reconciliation committee Hon. Seriake Dickson.Makarfi faction was represented by Prince Dayo Adeyeye and Dave Iorhemba while Sheriff was represented by Ahmed Gulak, Cairo Ojougboh and Bernard Mikko .
In a communiqué signed by the two factions, they resolved that “all actors of the party should desist from making derogatory, inflammatory and divisive statements against party officials, stakeholders and members.
“That the party should not dissipate her energy amongst itself but to focus on how to unite and be a formidable opposition capable of taking over power from the failed APC led government
“That all key actors in the on-going peace process should henceforth desist from making public press statements attacking each other and statements insinuating negative acts capable of dragging the party to the mud.”
”All key actors in the PDP have agreed to work together with National Reconciliation Committee led by Governor Seriake Dickson to engender peace and genuine reconciliation”, the communique said.