- A piece of news that has got Nigerians on social media talking is the new appointment PDP flagbearer just made
- Atiku Abubakar has announced the appointment of Senator Dino Melaye and Dr. Daniel Bwala as his spokespersons for the 2023 presidential campaign
- The former vice president of Nigeria confirmed this development through a statement signed and issued by his aide, Paul Ibe
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed Senator Dino Melaye and Dr. Daniel Bwala as his spokespersons for the 2023 presidential campaign.
The former vice-president who confirmed this development in a statement issued by his special adviser on media, Paul Ibe, in Abuja on Thursday, August 4, said that the appointment took immediate effect.
According to Channels TV, Ibe opined thus:
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“Melaye is a politician and a member of the 8th Senate who represented Kogi West Senatorial district. He hails from Ayetoro Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State.
“Bwala, on the other hand, is a legal practitioner, politician, and public affairs analyst. He hails from Adamawa State.”
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The feud between Atiku Abubakar and Ayodele Fayose has no doubt extended to the former Ekiti governor's younger brother, Isaac.
In an Instagram post shared by Isaac recently, he alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) removed the religious title Alhaji from his name in our to secure his ambition of becoming president in 2023.
Isaac, in the post, claimed that it is because of this tendency northerners do not vote for Atiku, adding that they do not trust him.
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The governor, who described the video as manipulated, said it was part of an interview he granted in June 2021 when his Ebonyi counterpart, Dave Umahi, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Wike, in a statement by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, said the excerpt of the interview was deliberately manipulated and doctored by unscrupulous persons with evil agenda.