Saraki Appoints Doyin Okupe As Media Manager


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Dr. Bukola Saraki who has announced his intention to run for the Presidency, has made a major appointment

The Senate President has appointed Dr Doyin Okupe as chairman of the Media Council for his campaign Organisation.

Okupe who has vast experience in the field of politics and is also a medical doctor and had served as the National Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the aborted Third Republic, Director of Communications of the Presidential campaigns of two former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan and later served as senior special assistant on Media and Public Affairs to both Presidents.

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The Senate President shared the news in a statement signed by Hon. Mohammed Wakil, the Director General of his Campaign Organisation.

It read: “Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appointed Dr Doyin Okupe as chairman of the Media Council for his campaign Organisation.”

“Okupe will work with other top professionals in the team to effectively communicate the campaign messages of Dr. Saraki to the people of Nigeria and the international community.”

Saraki also announced the move on Twitter.

The Senate President has already started his campaign in earnest as he was seen yesterday returning his nomination forms as he gears up for a battle to win PDP’s ticket for the Presidential elections.

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