The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assigned to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, as well as the governors of Sokoto and Benue states, Aminu Tambuwal and Samuel Ortom in what could be addressed as their first official assignment in the party since defection from the APC.
SARAKI, TAMBUWAL AND ORTOM TO OSUN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION CAMPAIGN COUNCIL:
Saraki was appointed by the PDP to chair its National Campaign Council for the governorship election in Osun State while Tambuwal and Ortom are members of the council.
The PDP National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd), revealed this in a statement on Saturday.
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, the PDP, has approved the composition of the National Campaign Council for September 22, 2018, Osun State Governorship Election.
PDP Give Saraki, Tambuwal And Ortom First Official Assignment:
“The PDP has stated that the Campaign Council will be officially inaugurated on Monday, September 3, 2018, by 2 pm in Abuja, Nigeria.
Governor Ortom and Senator Saraki, however, defected from the APC to the People’s Democratic Party in July, Governor Tambuwal however, just joined the PDP in August.
Meanwhile, the PDP has also appointed Dr. Eddy Olafeso as the secretary of the Campaign Council.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Chief Olabode Gorge are also members of the Campaign Council.
PDP’s Senator Ademola Adeleke and Mr. Gboyega Oyetola of the (APC) will contend with the candidates from other political parties in the forthcoming election for Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s successor, as PDP give Saraki, Tambuwal and Ortom first official assignment.