Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has appointed the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel and his Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, to lead its 2023 presidential campaign.
The PDP, in a statement by its National Organizing Secretary ( NOS), Umar Bature, on Thursday night, said Emmanuel and Tambuwal will see as chairman and director general of its Presidential Campaign Council ( PCC).
According to the statement, the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed will serve as the Vice Chairman (North), while the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde will function Vice Chairman South.
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, as well as the other PDP governors will serve as members of the Presidential Campaign Council.
The opposition party also named former governor of Cross Rivers State, Liyel Imoke as Deputy Director General Operations; former National Secretary of the Party, Professor Adewale Oladipu, as Deputy Director Administration; High Chief Rymond Dokpesi as Deputy Director Technical and Systems, while Ekwesilieze Nwodo is appointed as Deputy Director Research and Strategy of the National Campaign Management Committee.
Other members of the campaign council include former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, former Presidents of the Senate, Anyim Pius Anyim, David Mark and Bukola Saraki, as well as members of the National Assembly, former governors and former ministers.