The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to chair the party’s 104-member National Campaign Council for the Ondo Governorship Election.
APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, made this disclosure in a statement issued on Tuesday.
The statement reads: “The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved the appointment of the Governor of Lagos State, H.E. Babajide Sanwoolu to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Ondo State Governorship Election.
“The Governor of Plateau State, H.E. Simon Lalong will serve as Deputy Chairman and Comrade Mustapha Salihu as Secretary of the 104-member APC National Campaign Council.
“The campaign council will be inaugurated on Saturday 15th August, 2020 at the APC National Secretariat by 2pm.”
Other members of the council include Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; as well as governors elected on the party platform and other selected members of the National Assembly.
The party’s flagbearer, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who is seeking reelection, will face Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, among other contenders in the October 10 governorship election.