The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, on Friday, waded into the leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The security chiefs held a peace meeting with the former national chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Chairman of the national caretaker committee, Ahmed Markafi, at the Force headquarters, Abuja.
Both parties agreed to nominate four representatives for a proposed peace talk that will hold within a week.
A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Bisi Kolawole said, “In a bid to finding a lasting solution to the protracted crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, convened a meeting with all stakeholders in his Abuja office on June 17, 2016, and called for peace among the parties, particularly Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Ahmed Makarfi.
“After exhaustive deliberations, in the meeting that was also attended by the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, each of the factions agreed to nominate four representatives for peace talks and to arrive at a harmonised position within one week, while the PDP secretariat at Wadata House Plaza and Legacy House should be under lock and key pending the outcome of the resolution.”