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 general election.
The national organising secretary of the party, Umar Bature, confirmed this development on Thursday evening, September 15, according to Daily Trust.
While Tambuwal is the director-general of the Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO), Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state is the chairman of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).
The organisation will be deputised by the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed for the northern region.
The governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, will be the vice-chairman of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) for the southern region.
Among members of the 326-member campaign team are Senator Liyel Imoke, Prof. Adewale Oladipo, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and Chief Okwesilieze Nwodo.
The list consists of the names of former Vice President Namadi Sambo, as well as former state governors of the party, former ministers who are still members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) 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 calling for the resignation of the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu.