By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – In a move to fill the vacuum caused by the pulling out from the campaign council by the allies of Governor Nyesom Wike, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has made key appointments of Special Advisers aimed at strengthening his presidential campaign team ahead of the commencement of the 2023 election campaign on Wednesday.
According to the statement signed by the Media Adviser to Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the PDP and former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999-2007), Paul Ibe, the appointees are former Senate Presidents, Dr. Bukola Saraki as Special Envoy to the presidential candidate and Senator Pius Anyim, as Special Adviser.
Also appointed as Special Advisers to the candidate are former governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Senator Ehigie Uzamere.
Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus was also appointed as Technical Adviser to the presidential candidate.
The appointments are to take immediate effect.
Atiku Abubakar charged the appointees to use their vast political experiences in ensuring that the PDP presidential campaign records resounding success in the 2023 election.