President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed, the Chairman of the Presidential Campaign Council as campaign kicks-off in September ahead of the 2023 elections.
A reliable party source privy to this development said the decision was reached following a meeting between the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the governors elected on the platform of the party on Wednesday in Abuja.
While the Governor of Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong holds on to his position as the Director-General of the Presidential Campaign, he would be reporting directly to Buhari who has been vested with the power to make final decision on operations and funding of the campaign.
The presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has also been appointed as the Deputy Chairman (1), while the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu was appointed Deputy Chairman (2).
The organogram of the campaign structure showed that the governor of Kebbi State and Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Atiku Bagudu and Sen. Godswill Akpabio were appointed as Vice Chairmen.
Others appointed as Vice Chairmen are: APC Vice Presidential Candidate, Sen. Kashim Shettima and the only female presidential aspirant of the party during the June 2022 special national convention, Uju Kennedy.