The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as the Director General of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state was also appointed as the PDP Zonal Coordinator for Northwest, while his colleague in Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, was appointed as the party’s Zonal Coordinator for Northeast.
A statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, said that m Dankwambo of Gombe was appointed the party’s Zonal Coordinator for NorthEast.
“PDP names the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki as Director General Atiku Presidential Campaign Council,” national spokesman for the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, said in a statement.
“Gov. Tambuwal is Zonal Coordinator for Northwest, Dankwambo is Zonal Coordinator for Northeast.
“Ortom Samuel is the Zonal Coordinator for North Central.”
PDP Chairman Uche Secondus also confirmed the appointment in series of tweets on Tuesday morning.
Secondus tweeted: “After due consultation with party stakeholders, @OfficialPDPNig under my leadership has approved the following as members of @atiku Presidential Campaign Council. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki @bukolasaraki as Director General of Atiku Presidential Campaign Council.
“Governor Aminu Tambuwal @AWTambuwal as the Zonal Coordinator for NorthWest. Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo @HEDankwambo as Zonal Coordinator for NorthEast. Governor Samuel Ortom @OrtomSamuel as the Zonal Coordinator for NorthCentral.
Saraki, Tambuwal and Dankwambo were all presidential aspirants of the opposition party.