Former president Goodluck Jonathan has denied endorsing factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ali Modu Sheriff.
Leadership reports that Jonathan made the denial on Tuesday, February 21 when he met with members of the party’s ministers’ forum held at his Maitama residence in Abuja was well attended.
He said: “We are solving our problems. There are bound to be differences in politics. It is the way we resolve these differences that makes us human beings and that is what makes us leaders.
“We are not factionalised. We are one. I have met with Sheriff. And I have met with others. I will meet with others, so that we will be able to do what is expected of us as a political party.”
A former minister in the party confirmed that the meeting took place even as pictures of the event have emerged.
He said. “We just concluded. GEJ in his continuous discussion with PDP stakeholders for a lasting resolution of PDP crisis, met with Sherrif yesterday and later with Makarfi. Today with PDP ministers forum.”