- The PDP and all its affiliate bodies nationwide are all preparing adequately for the 2023 general elections
- One of such groups that have been active in the political space in the last few months is the PDP New Generation
- The group has taken a step further in its activities to set up a national strategic committee made up of prominent PDP youths
A statement sent to Legit.ng by the spokesperson of the PDP support group, noted that the campaign is targeted mainly at the branding and promotion of Atiku/Okowa ticket ahead of the 2023 general election.
He said the campaign will focus on tapping the voice of the citizens and amplifying it through innovative communications, public opinion research, and grassroots-level advocacy.
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“The “One Nation – Atiku For All Campaign” will be a grassroots mobilization campaign across the 774 local governments in Nigeria.
“In furtherance of this development, the board and management of PDP New Generation have constituted a National Strategic Committee of 25 vibrant youths to steer the “One Nation – Atiku For All Campaign.”
“Having, Hauwa Atiku-Uwais as chairperson, Hon. Yusuf Kunle MON, as Vice-Chair, and Audu Mahmood as the committee secretary.
“Hauwa Atiku-Uwais, is a graduate of Biological Sciences from the University of Westminster, United Kingdom. She is one of Nigeria’s most powerful public speakers and very passionate about advocating for justice, equity, and good governance.
“Hauwa is the CEO of Dark Delight Limited and founder, Hauwa Atiku-Uwais Foundation.
“Other members of the National Strategic Committee are - Marylynn Okowa, Prince Olatunji Olusoji, Dare Akinniyi, Olawale Idris, Chief Mrs. Shimite Bello, Mr. Idowu Ayodeji, Mr. Andrew Abu, Mr. Shamsu Yuguda, Mr. Umar Hussaini Baba, Mr. James Arry Abel, and Dr. Apollos Akomaka.
“Others are Prince Bello Kolawole Muyideen, Mr. Banjo Moses, Mrs. Shirleyann Ede, Mr. Yusuf Adamu Kofare, Engr. Shima Ayu, Dr. Ugochukwu Williams, Mr. Oladotun Mabinuori, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Gorko, Mr. Issa Gidado, Syndey Daila, and Mr. Obande Gideon.”
He added that the PDP New Generation remains steadfast in the promotion and mobilization of youth participation and inclusion in political activities and governance for a better Nigeria.
2023: 7,000 youths set to join PDP, says PDP New Generation
Recall that the PDP New Generation has revealed that 7,000 Nigerian youths are set to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The group also revealed that it will commence a 5-day nationwide distribution exercise of PDP membership cards to the youths scattered all over the country.
This was contained in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Saturday, July 2 by Dare Glintstone Akinniyi, the spokesman of the PDP New Generation.
2023: Atiku appoints AbdulRasheed Shehu as special assistant
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has approved the appointment of AbdulRasheed Shehu, the founder of AtikuKawai Media group, as his special assistant on broadcast media.
The appointment was announced via a press statement signed by the media adviser to Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe.
Abdulrasheed is a journalist with a proven media track record of excellence with a decade of experience on the job.