Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has appointed the publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu as the director of campaign on strategic communications.
Gatekeepers News reports that the director-general of the campaign council, Aminu Tambuwal made the announcement in a statement.
Others appointed include Sam Amadi, former chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), as director of research; Umar Bature, PDP national organising secretary, as director of field operations; Austin Opara as director of training, Abdullahi MaiBasira as director in charge of finance, and Koko Essien, a former brigadier-general, as director to oversee security and intelligence.
Others named as directors are Ibrahim Bashir (administration), Kamaldeen Ajibade (legal affairs), Iyorwuese Hagher (election management), Sanyaolu Modupeola (monitoring & evaluation), Ahmed Magaji (international affairs), Osita Chidoka (voter intelligence & strategy), Isah Odidi (diaspora group), Baraka Sani (support group), and Nurudeen Ademola (technical).
Also included are Tolford Ongolo as deputy director, election management (south), and Chile Igbawua as deputy director, election management (north).
“The directors are to please, contact the DDG, administration, Prof. Adewale Oladipo for further details. It is believed that your commitment to the campaign’s overall success will justify the confidence reposed in you by the leadership of our party,” the statement reads.