Benin City - Gov Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 10 governorship election in Edo State, reports Punch
Membership of the national campaign council is drawn from serving governors and deputy governors, former governors and deputy governors, serving ministers, senators, members of the House of Representatives and other prominent APC members across the country.
Other members of the council include the Imo State Governor and the Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha; Adams Oshiomhole (Edo), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Simon Lalung (Plateau), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna, co-Chairman) and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi).
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The other APC governors in the council are those of Niger, Nasarawa, Jigawa, Borno, Kwara, Oyo and Kogi States
The council according to Vanguard was inaugurated by the party's National Chairman, Odigie-Oyegun in Benin City on Saturday after the party flagged off its campaign for the election.
Oyegun charged the members to ensure a convincing victory for the ruling party, with the numerous achievements of the incumbent governor.
- News 24