The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday released its 2023 Presidential Election Campaign Council with Governor Udom Emmanuel as chairman.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state was named Director General of the campaign council while Governor Bala Mohammed and Governor Seyi Makinde of Bauchi state and Oyo state as vice chairmen, north and south.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers was obviously missing from the appointments as he was listed only as a member of the campaign council.
The campaign council director general, Gov Tambuwual will be assisted by for deputy directors.
The deputy directors are: Sen. Liyel Imoke (Opperations), Prof. Adewale Oladipo (Admin), Raymond Dokpesi (Technical and Systems) and Okwesileze Nwodo (Research and Strategy).
The list consists of the names of former Vice President Namadi Sambo, serving as well as former State Governors of the party, former Ministers, all former Senate Presidents of the party who are still members of the PDP, members of the Board of Trustees among otters.
Embattled former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who is currently facing trial in the UK made the list. Former National Chairmen of the party, Vincent Ogbulafor and Ahmadu Ali were also named as members.
Others whose name made the list included: former Army Chiefs, Generals Ishaya Bamaiyi, Martin Luther Agwai and Kenneth Minimah.
2023: The leadership of our party, the @OfficialPDPNig, has released the 2023 Presidential Election Campaign Council with H.E. Governor @MrUdomEmmanuel of Akwa Ibom State as Chairman of the campaign. The Governor of Sokoto State, H.E. Rt. Hon. @AWTambuwal is the Director… pic.twitter.com/TrvSKxMyTs
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) September 15, 2022