23.1 C
Abuja

2023: Buhari, Amaechi in, Osinbajo, Dogara out as Tinubu unveils Presidential Campaign Council

Advertisement

Related

Advertisement
Advertisement

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has emerged as Chairman of the Bola Tinubu presidential campaign council for the 2023 election, while Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s name has been excluded from the list.

The secretary, APC presidential campaign council, James Faleke, released the list in Abuja early today.

Also missing from the list are a former Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; a former secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir Lawal; and a former minister of state for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.

Also conspicuously missing from the list is a former minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, who has been campaigning for Tinubu.

Some of those on the list are John Odigie-Oyegun, Bisi Akande, Olusegun Osoba, Tanko Yakasai, Zainab Asipita Ogundana and 69 others named as campaign patrons.

The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, retained his position as director-general of the campaign council, while a former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and Bayo Onanuga are listed as the deputy director-general (operations) and director of media and publicity, respectively.

Also included in the list are the minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who was at loggerheads with Tinubu in the months leading up to the Osun governorship election, and a former minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, who was listed as the Adviser, Infrastructure of the Council.

- Advertisement -

Other presidential aspirants listed on the council are Senate President Ahmad Lawan (Senior Adviser, Strategic Planning); Ibikunle Amosun (Adviser, Contact and Mobilization); Ogbonnaya Onu, Ken Nnamani, Ikeobasi Mokelu as some of the Campaign Patrons; and senators Rochas Okorocha and Ahmad Zani Yarima as members of the local government directorate.

The list also consists of ex-military generals, state governors, Nollywood actors and several members of the Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee NWC of the party.

Faleke’s statement read, “All nominees are kindly advised to pick up their appointment letters from the undersigned on Monday, 26 September 2022, at 12 noon.

“The venue is Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council on Plot 781, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Area, Abuja. All other members will be contacted by the leaders of their respective directorates.”

According to the INEC timetable, the campaigns for Presidential and National Assembly candidates start on Wednesday, 28 September.

Author profile

A reporter with the ICIR
A Journalist with a niche for quality and a promoter of good governance

Support the ICIR

We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

[molongui_author_box]

If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support the ICIR

We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

Advertisement

Recent

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari,...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including...

Naira redesign: Presidential endorsement not sufficient to legitimise process – Falana

HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the recent endorsement of the naira redesign...

ECOWAS to get new complex in Abuja by 2025

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation of the new ECOWAS Headquarters Complex...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised to increase the country's power...
Advertisement

Most Read

Advertisement

Subscribe to our newsletter

Advertisement