All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to chair the party’s 86-member National Campaign Council for the July 16 governorship election in Osun State.
This is disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, on Wednesday.
The statement says the 86 member Committee would be inaugurated tomorrow Thursday at the APC national headquarters in Abuja.
It notes that Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and his Niger State counterpart, Abubakar Sani Bello will serve as co-chairman and deputy chairman.
Meanwhile, The list of the 86-member APC National Campaign Council for the Osun governorship election, according to a statement jointly signed by APC National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and party’s National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore include
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello and 18 governors, which comprised Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Chairman, Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF) and Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu; Chairman, Southern Governors Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; Chairman, Northern Governors Forum and Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong will serve as vice-chairmen of the APC National Campaign Council.
Other APC governors who are vice chairmen in the campaign council are Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna), Babagana Zulum (Borno), Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Aminu Masari (Kastina), Abdulrahmah Abdulrasaq (Kwara), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Hope Uzodinma (Imo), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara), Ben Ayade (Cross River) and Yahaya Bello (Kogi).
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN); his counterparts Abubakar Malami, SAN (Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation), Niyi Adebayo (Industry, Trade and Investment), Gbemisola Saraki (State for Transport) and Timpreye Sylva (State for Petroleum) as well as Senior Special Assistant to Governor Sanwo-Olu on New Media, Mr Jubril Gawat are also part of the campaign council.
Mallam Aliyu Ahmed and Prince Tona Famodera are the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the APC National Campaign Council
The Sanwo-Olu-led APC National Campaign Council is expected to work for the victory of APC and the party’s gubernatorial candidate in Osun State, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, who is seeking re-election.