A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, has demanded to be left out of the controversies bedeviling the party, as he is focused on his health and trial.
Metuh said that the suit filed by the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the party to stop the August 17 national convention of the PDP had nothing to do with him.
Metuh said this in a statement issued by his aide, Richard Ihediwa in Abuja on Thursday.
The statement said, “For the avoidance of doubt, Metuh has taken the pains to consult those that went to court and has been reliably informed that his name was listed in error and which they have promised to rectify accordingly.
“It is pertinent to mention that Metuh has not attended any political meeting and/or programme since his chair accident at a function at the party’s national secretariat (of the PDP ) in April wherein it aggravated his spinal cord ailment.
“Our appeal to all and sundry therefore is that Metuh at this time should be left out of intra-party controversies. His only preoccupation now remains matters concerning his health and the extant court trial.”
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.