Peter Obi appoints new presidential campaign DG

0

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has appointed a former presidential aide, Akin Osuntokun, as the Director-General of his campaign council.

National Chairman of LP, Julius Abure announced Osuntokun’s appointment after a strategic meeting of the party, which had Obi, members of the National Working Committee and several political candidates of the party in attendance on Tuesday.

Osuntokun, who is a political scientist and strategist, served as Political Adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

He was also Director of the presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011.

His appointment followed the resignation of Dr Doyin Okupe as the LP presidential campaign DG.

Okupe quit the role after a Federal High Court convicted him of breaching the Money Laundering Act last Monday.

Speaking on Osuntokun’s appointment, Abure described him as a “worthy and trustworthy” replacement for Okupe.

Read Also: Police arrest 2 Nigerians for defrauding Korean of N91m

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.