Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje to Head APC’s High-powered Campaign Council for Osun Poll
By Kabir Akintayo
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed all its governors into the National Campaign Council for the upcoming Osun state governorship election.
The Council will be headed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Abdullahi Ganduje of Lagos and Kano states respectively.
According to a letter signed by APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, and National Secretary, Iyiola Omisore, the 86-member National Campaign Council will be inaugurated on Thursday at the party secretariat in Abuja.
While governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state is the deputy chairman of the council, other governors like Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state; Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state; Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state; Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state; Babagana Zulum of Borno; Yahaya Bello of Kogi state; Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state; Aminu Masari of Katsina state; Abdulrahaman AbdulRazaq of Kwara; Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa: Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state; Hope Uzodinma of Imo state; Simon Lalong of Plateau; Mai Mala Buni of Yobe; Dave Umahi of Ebonyi; Ben Ayade of Cross River state; Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara; are all Vice chairmen.
Other vice chairmen are Senate President Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.
The list also includes former and current ministers, political appointees, ambassadors, Senators and House of Representative members.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mallam Aliyu Ahmed, was appointed secretary, while Prince Tona Famodera is the assistant secretary.
Osun state governorship election will take place on Saturday June 26, 2022.
The Governor of the state, Adegboyega Oyetola, is running against Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).