Osun 2022: APC In Soup As Wike Appears In PDP's Campaign Council, Full List Of members Emerges

Osun 2022: APC In Soup As Wike Appears In PDP's Campaign Council, Full List Of members Emerges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shown that it is ready to slug it out with the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Osun state gubernatorial election.

This is as the opposition party has inaugurated its national campaign council made up of governors, senators, and influential chieftains from various states in Nigeria (150 in all).

PDP headquarter in Abuja
The PDP has rolled out its topnotch campaign squad to unseat APC in the Osun Guber (Photo: Peoples Democratic Party)
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The campaign council is to be chaired by Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa state with a collection of other governors as vice-chairmen.

They are:

  1. Governor Nyesom Wike
  2. Governor Seyi Makinde
  3. Governor Aminu Tambuwal
  4. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
  5. Governor Darius Ishaku
  6. Governor Samuel Ortom
  7. Governor Godwin Obaseki
  8. Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri
  9. Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed
  10. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

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Other members of the council are contained in a statement released on Monday, June 27, by the PDP's national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

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The statement read:

"The National Working Committee (NWC) of our Great Party, The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approved the appointment of the under-listed Party stakeholders to serve on the Osun state gubernatorial national campaign council for the Saturday, July 16, 2022 governorship election in Osun state."

Osun 2022: Coalition group calls for issue-based campaign ahead of polls

Meanwhile, a coalition group, Heads of Mainline Churches in Osogbo, Osun state had urged candidates in the forthcoming gubernatorial election to adopt an issue-based campaign rather than the verbal and physical assault of opponents in campaign activities.

The coalition group made this known in a jointly signed statement by heads of the coalition made available to Legit.ng on Monday, June 20.

The coalition group comprised the Bishop of the Catholic Osogbo of Diocese and the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Osun.

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Others include the Bishop of the Osun Diocese, the Bishop of the Osun-Central Diocese of the African Church and the President of the Osun Baptist Conference.

Osun 2023: Oyetola, Aregbesola reportedly reconcile? Minister's APC faction speaks

Ahead of the Osun governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is doing all it can to make sure Governor Gboyega Oyetola remains in office.

In fact, Joe Igbokwe, an APC stalwart, reported that the governor has finally reconciled with the minister of interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, his predecessor.

Source: Legit.ng

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