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2023 Elections: PDP Appoints Tambuwal DG Presidential Campaign Council


2023 Elections: PDP Appoints Tambuwal DG Presidential Campaign Council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, as Director General of the Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) for the 2023 elections.

This appointment is coming at a time the PDP is being heavily criticized for handing over key positions in the party to the north.

On Wednesday, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, demanded the resignation of PDP national chairman, Ayu Iyorchia. He said this will give the south a sense of belonging in the party.

While Tambuwal is the Director General of the National Campaign Management Committee (NCMC), Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state is the Chairman Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).

Others are Governor Bala Mohammed (Bauchi) PCC Vice Chairman North and Governor Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Vice Chairman South.

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Among members of the 326-member Campaign Team is Senator Liyel Imoke, Deputy Director of General operations, Prof Adewale Oladipo, Deputy Director of General Administration,

Chief Raymond Dokpehsi, Deputy Director General Technical and Systems, and Chief Okwesilieze Nwodo, Deputy Director General Research and Strategy.

The list consists of the names of former Vice President Namadi Sambo, serving as well as former State Governors of the party, former Ministers who are still members of the PDP, and members of the Board of Trustees among others.

Senators David Mark, Bukola Saraki, Pius Ayim; former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekwerenmadu also made the list.

All the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors are also members of the committee including the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike who has been demanding the resignation of the Party Chairman Dr. Iyorchia Ayu.

The document was signed by the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Umar Mohammed Bature, and added that the members will be inaugurated on September 28, 2022.

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