In a bid to ensure everyone important to his election bid is carried along, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, has named former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as integral parts of his Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).
Atiku is to serve as vice-chairman (north) of the council, while Tinubu is to serve as vice-chairman of the PCC (south). Buhari will serve as chairman of the council and his running mate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as alternate chairman.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi is to serve as the head of the Policy, Research and Strategy directorate of the campaign, while former chief of army staff, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau was appointed as the head of the security directorate.
Atiku’s spokesman, Garba Shehu has been named as the spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation.
Four women also got on the team, including member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and former member of the House, Ms Temi Harriman.
See the full list below:
Chairman: General Muhammadu Buhari; Alternate Chairman: Prof Yemi Osinbajo; Deputy Chairman: Chief John Oyegun;
Vice chairman North: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; Vice Chairman South: Sen. Bola Tinubu; Secretary/Director General: Governor Chibuike Amaechi;
Council members – Gen M. Buhari, Prof Y. Osibanjo, Alh A. Abubakar, Mr. S.N Isaiah, Dr. S Jaja, Prince T. Momoh, Chief B. Akande, Chief O. Onu, Chief A. Ogbegie, Chief J. Oyegun, Alh M. Buni, Alh B. Gwagwarwa, Sen O. Izunaso, Sen L. Shuaibu, Chief Segun Oni. Gov R. Amaechi, Gov R. Aregbesola, Gov B. Fashola, Gov T. Al- Makura, Gov A. Wamakko, Gov. R Kwakwanso, Gov. I Geidam, Gov. K. Shettima, Gov. A. Oshiomhole, Gov. A. Ahmed, Gov A. Ajimobi, Gov I. Amosun, Gov. R. Okorocha, Gov. A Yari, Gov K. Fayemi, Chief O. Oyo kola, Sen Chris Ngige, Sen. A Ibrahim, Sen. K. Gaya, Sen. G Akume, Sen. B. Saraki, Sen A. Adamu, Prince A. Audi, Sen D. Goje, Sen A. Yarima, Alh K. Baraje, Hajia Ramatu Tijjani, Jasper Azutalam, Sharon Ikeazor, Hon A Dabiri-Erewa, Rt. Hon A Tambuwal, Hon F. Gbajabiamila, Temi Harriman.
Deputy Director, Operations: Sen O. Mamora; Deputy Director Coordination: Chief Audu Ogbeh;
Zonal Coordinators: Comrade Adams Oshiomhole – South South; Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola – South West; Senator Chris Ngige – South East; Gov Al Makura – North Central; Gov Kashim Shettima – North East; Gov Aliyu Wamakko – North West;
Director, Media and Publicity: Garba Shehu Admin & Finance: Hon Sokonte Davies Contact & Mobilisation: Boss Mustapha Election Planning & Monitoring: T. O. E Ekechi Policy Research & Strategy: H. E Dr. John Fayemi Security: General Dambazau Legal: Chukwuma Ume Youth Mobilisation: Dasuki Jalo Woman Mobilisation: Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani; Fund Raising: Babatunde Raji Fashola.