By our reporter| The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday unveiled Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum as the Director General of the party’s presidential campaign organisation.
The National Chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu made the disclosure to reporters shortly after leading Bola Tinubu and his running mate Kashim Shettima to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Adamu also unveiled the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo as the interim spokesperson of the Campaign Organisation, and Barr Hanatu Musa Musa his deputy.
According to him, the meeting was to brief the President and get his approval on the party’s plans regarding the campaign outfit and organogram.
On the single faith ticket, the APC Chairman appealed to APC members to be patient and watch how the party develops.
He noted that the party is sensitive to the concerns of Nigerians and assured that amicable solutions to the various sentiments would be worked out before the commencement of the campaign.
Atiku Names Dino Melaye, Daniel Bwala as campaign spokespersons
Meanwhile, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has named Senator Dino Melaye and Dr. Daniel Bwala as spokespersons for the upcoming presidential campaign.
Their appointment was contained in a short statement by Atiku’s Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, who said their development is with immediate effect.
“Melaye is a politician and a member of the 8th Senate who represented Kogi West Senatorial district. He hails from Ayetoro Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State,” Ibe said.
“Bwala, on the other hand, is a legal practitioner, politician, and public affairs analyst. He hails from Adamawa State.”