Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has appointed former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director-General of his campaign for 2019 presidency.
A statement issued by Daniel Media Office, said with his appointment, the firmer governor will see to the day to day running of the Atiku campaign while he focuses on his nationwide consultation.
Quoting from the appointment letter which was personally signed by Atiku, the statement said: “I am pleased to officially notify you of the appointment of His Excellency, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (“OGD” as he is popularly known), as the Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation.
“OGD is a former two-term governor of Ogun State, and a foremost engineer, businessman and astute politician. He has vast knowledge of the Nigerian political terrain and has a wide network of contacts and friends all over Nigeria, and these are a few of the assets he will be bringing to our campaign organisation.
“I am in no doubt OGD is a very positive and welcome addition to our campaign and I look forward to working with him as he leads over campaign to victory come February 2019.”
Atiku is a leading presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.