President Muhamamdu Buhari has appointed Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola into his Presidential campaign team, which the President himself is heading as Chairman.
Dangote and Otedola were appointed into the Special Advisory committee made up of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila and the APC Party National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole
The names are contained in the list of the Buhari Presidential campaign Council just released by the All Progressive Congress APC, in Abuja.
According to a statement signed by Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari will serve as Chairman of the Council , co- chaired by the National Leader of the Party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu
This is just as Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomole will serve as Deputy Chairmen.
The list is coming ahead of today’s flag off of the 2019, re-election campaigns of President Buhari, taking place at the Godswill Akpabio stadium , Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
According to the statement signed by Adesina, George Akume, a former Governor of Benue State is heading Northern team as Vice Chairman, North, while Ken Nnamani will serve as Vice Chairman, South
Like the 2015 team, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi retained his position as the Director General, while Olorunibe Mamora and Waziri Bulama will serve as DG, Operation and Coordination, respectively
President Buhari also appointed Minister of Education Adamu Adamu and Dele Alake as Secretary to the Council
Other members of the Council include, Aliyu M. Wamakko, Zonal Coordinator, North West, Muh’d Ali Ndume, North East and Abdullahi Adamu, North Central,
Others are Sola Oke,South West, Sharon Ikeazor, South East and Godswill Akpabio, Zonal Coordinator, South South
The Directors include, Buhari Support Groups, Mahmoud Mohammed, Director, Strategic Communications – Festus Keyamo, Deputy Director- Abike Dabiri- Erewa
The Managing Director, Nigeria Port’s Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, Director, Contact & Mobilization, Deputy Director South -Victor Eboigre, Deputy Director North, Bashir Nalado,
Director, Election Planning & Monitoring – Babatunde Raji Fashola, Deputy Director I- Baba Kura Abba Jato, Deputy Director II-Chief Emani Ayiri,
Director, Logistics , Pius Odubu, Deputy Director , Umanah Umanah, Deputy Director II- Nasiru Danu, Director, Policy Research & Strategy- Prof Abdulrahman Oba, Deputy Director, A.K. Usman
Director, Youth Mobilization- Hon. Tony Nwoye assisted by the APC Youth Leader sadiq, Deputy Director North- Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed, Deputy Director South – Jasper Azuatalam, Director, Admin- Onari Brown, Deputy Director I- Chris Hassan, Deputy Director II- Abubakar Magaji Gasau, Director, Women Mobilization- Woman Leader Salamatu Baiwa, Deputy Director North – Binta Mu’azu, Deputy Director South – Adejoke Orelope Adefulire
Minister of Interior, Abdurahman Dambazzau, will head internal security, as Director, while Gambo and U. Ukoma, serve as his deputies while Director Legal is Emeka Ngige, with Maman Lawan Yusufari serving as his deputy.
Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu will serve as Director Field Opertaions, while Wale Edun serves as Director of Finance assisted by Adamu Fadan
COUNCIL MEMBERS, include Chief Bisi Akande, Chief John Oyegun, Senator Ita Enang, All APC serving Senators, All APC serving and former Governors, All APC Members of the House of Representatives, All members of the National Working Committee of the APC , as well as All the Zonal Women Leaders
The statement noted that while the Governors are to serve as State Coordinators in their respective states ,APC Gubernatorial Candidates in non- APC States will serve as State Coordinators in their respective states.