President Muhammadu Buhari has been delegated as the Chairman of the Presidential Campaign Council as campaign starts off in September ahead of the 2023 elections.
A party source told INFOXCLUSIVE that the choice was arrived at following the meeting between the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the governors elected on the platform of the party on Wednesday, in Abuja.
While the Governor of Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong clutches his situation as the Director-General of the Presidential Campaign, he would report straightforwardly to Buhari who has been vested with power to make last choice on operations and funding of the campaign.
The presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has additionally been selected as the Deputy Chairman (1), while the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu was named Deputy Chairman (2).
The organogram of the campaign structure sighted by INFOXCLUSIVE showed that the governor of Kebbi State and Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Atiku Bagudu and Sen. Godswill Akpabio were delegated as Vice Chairmen.
Others delegated as Vice Chairmen are: APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Sen. Kashim Shettima and the only female presidential aspirant of the party during the June 2022 special national convention, Uju Kennedy.
A former National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomole was made Deputy Director-General, Operations, Hadiza Bala Usman was delegated Deputy Director-General, Admin; Hon. James Faleke (Secretary), while Christopher Takar was designated Deputy Secretary.
INFOXCLUSIVE reports that Governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State was named Regional Coordinating Chairman (North), while Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi would be Coordinator for South.
The campaign council additionally has 14 directorates in the campaign council, while the Zonal Campaign Coordinators for the six geo-political zones would be going by the governors.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello would act as facilitator for North Central; Gombe State governor, Inuwa Yahaya (North-East); the Governor of Zamfara, Bello Matawale (North-west); Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade (South); and Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma, South-East.
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