Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, businessman, Femi Otedola, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu have been named members of the APC’s presidential campaign council for the 2019 elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed the list in a statement issued on Friday via his Facebook page.
It is co-chaired by Buhari and Tinubu, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman serving as deputy chairmen.
Dangote, Otedola are serving in the Special Advisory Committee to Buhari, which also includes Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senator Ahmed Lawan (Senate Leader), Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila ( Leader of the House), APC Party National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
Also on the council are all serving and former governors and members of the national assembly in the party.
The ruling party will kick off its reelection campaign in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, on Friday.
See the list as released by Adesina:
APC ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
1. The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
2. The APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole
VICE CHAIRMAN NORTH
Senator George Akume
VICE CHAIRMAN SOUTH
Senator Ken Nnamani
His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL (OPERATIONS)
Senator A.O. Mamora
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL (COORDINATION)
Arch. Waziri Bulama
1. Adamu Adamu
2. Dele Alake
a. North West: Senator Aliyu M. Wamakko
b. North East: Senator Muh’d Ali Ndume
c. North Central: Senator Abdullahi Adamu
d. South West: Sola Oke, SAN
e. South East: Sharon Ikeazor
f. South South: Senator Godswill Akpabio
a. Director, Buhari Support Groups – Dr. Mahmoud Mohammed
b. Director, Strategic Communications – Festus Keyamo, SAN
a. Deputy Director- Abike Dabiri- Erewa
c. Director, Contact & Mobilization – Hadiza Bala Usman
a. Deputy Director South -Victor Eboigre
b. Deputy Director North- Senator Bashir Nalado
d. Director, Election Planning & Monitoring – Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN
a. Deputy Director I- Baba Kura Abba Jato
b. Deputy Director II-Chief Emani Ayiri
e. Director, Logistics – Dr. Pius Odubu
a. Deputy Director- Senator Umanah Umanah
b. Deputy Director II- Nasiru Danu
f. Director, Policy Research & Strategy- Prof Abdulrahman Oba
a. Deputy Director- Prof. A.K. Usman
g. Director, Youth Mobilization- Hon. Tony Nwoye assisted by the APC Youth Leader Sadiq
a. Deputy Director North- Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed
b. Deputy Director South – Jasper Azuatalam
h. Director, Admin- Onari Brown
a. Deputy Director I- Chris Hassan
b. Deputy Director II- Abubakar Magaji Gasau
i. Director, Women Mobilization- Woman Leader Salamatu Baiwa
a. Deputy Director North – Binta Mu’azu
b. Deputy Director South – Adejoke Orelope Adefulire
j. Director Security – Gen. A. . Dambazzau
a. Deputy Directors – Brigadier General Gambo and Mr. U. Ukoma
k. Director Legal – Emeka Ngige, SAN
a. Deputy Director- Prof. Maman Lawan Yusufari
l. Director Field Opertaions- Mallam Nuhu Ribadu
M. Director Finance – Wale Edun
Deputy Director ….Alhaji Adamu Fadan
SPECIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MR. PRESIDENT
1. Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
2. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
3. Senator Ahmed Lawan (Senate Leader)
4. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila ( Leader of the House )
5. APC Party National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole
6. Alhaji Aliko Dangote.
7. Mr. Femi Otedola
1. Chief Bisi Akande
2. Chief John Oyegun
3. Senator Ita Enang
4. All APC serving Senators
5. All APC serving and former Governors
6. All APC Members of the House of Representatives
7. All members of the National Working Committee of the APC
8. All Zonal Women Leaders
1. Governors are to serve as State Coordinators in their respective states
2. Governorship Candidates in non-APC States will serve as State Coordinators in their respective states.