The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday declared Ali Modu Sheriff the legitimate National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

The judgment was delivered by a three-man panel of justices on the PDP leadership tussle – between Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi.

Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court, Rivers had sacked Sheriff as chairman of the PDP, Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja division of the court, declared Ahmed Makarfi’s caretaker committee as illegal.