September 26, (THEWILL) – Ahead of the commencement of the 2023 election campaign on Wednesday, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has appointed Special Advisers whose duties will be to strengthen his presidential campaign team.
The appointees are former Senate presidents, Bukola Saraki, as special envoy to the presidential candidate and Anyim Pius Anyim, as special adviser.
A statement signed by Paul Ibe, media adviser to Atiku, listed other appointees to include Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano State; Olagunsoye Oyinlola, a former governor of Osun State, and Senator Ehigie Uzamere as special advisers.
According to the statement, Uche Secondus, a former national chairman of the PDP was also appointed as technical adviser to the presidential candidate.
“The appointments are to take immediate effect,” it said.
The former Vice President charged the appointees “to use their vast political experiences in ensuring that the PDP presidential campaign records resounding success in the 2023 election.”