The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Vice President, Atiku Abubakar have appointed the Sokoto State Governor and chairman of the party’s Governors Forum, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as Director General for the National Campaign Management Committee (NCMC) for the 2023 elections.
The party also appointed former governor of Cross Rivers State, Liyel Imoke as Deputy Director General Operations, Professor Adewale Oladipu, as Deputy Director Administration, Chief Raymond Dokpesi as Deputy Director Technical and Systems, while Ekwesilieze Nwodo is appointed as Deputy Director Research and Strategy of the NCMC.
PDP in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, Hon. Umaru Bature, Thursday also appointed the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel as Chairman, the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed Vice Chairman North, and Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde as Vice Chairman South of the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).
As contained in the list, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and other governors are members of the PCC.
On the party’s National Campaign Management Committee, Governor Tambuwal, the DG, will be supported by four deputies.
Former Cross River State Governor Liyel Imoke is the Deputy Director-General, Operations; Professor Adewale Oladipo is the Deputy DG, Administration; Daar Communications Chairman Raymond Dokpesi is Deputy DG, Technical and Systems, while former Enugu State Governor Okwesilieze Nwodo is the Deputy DG, Research and Strategy.
For the purpose of the campaign, the party has created 15 directorates spread under the four Deputy DGs.
All members of the council are scheduled to be inaugurated on Wednesday, September 28 at the International Conference Centre In Abuja.