QUBES POLITICS: Defected Senator Ali Modu Sheriff rejoins APC

A former caretaker committee Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, is set to rejoin the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) today.

Reliable information has it that Sheriff, a former governor of Borno State and three term senator, will return along with PDP’s 2015 gubernatorial candidate in Borno State, Alhaji Gambo Lawan.

The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, was quoted as confirming that Senator Sheriff would be formally received into the party today.

He said, “The information I heard is that it will be tomorrow (today) at 12(pm).”

He added that, “The president had also directed the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha who is also from the North East to be part of the event.

“But because of the two important meetings yesterday, the reception for Sheriff and others could not hold but it would definitely take place tomorrow (today),” he said.