Oshiomhole chairs 256-member Edo APC governorship campaign council


Sen. Adams Oshiomhole

By Nefishetu Yakubu

Ahead of the Edo governorship poll, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has released a 256-member State Campaign Council with former governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as Chairman.

Acting Chairman Jarrett Tenebe, in a statement on Wednesday in Benin, announced Sen. Matthew Urhoghide as the Campaign Council Director-General (DG), and Mr Joe Ugheoke as Campaign Council Secretary.

Other notable members included Peter Akpatason, who is Deputy Director-General (DDG), Operations, and Mike Onolememen, Deputy Director-General (DDG), Administration.

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“Chief Lucky Imasuen, Odi Okogie and Abu Lawani are Coordinators for Edo South, Edo Central and Edo North, respectively.

“The Campaign Council also has Mr Bisi Idaomi as Director of Administration, John Osakue as Director of Operations, while Samson Osagie is director of contacts,” Tenebe said.

According to the statement, Dr Ernest Umakhihe will oversee financial matters as Director of Finance, Orobosa Omo Ojo is Director, Publicity, while Kazeem Afegbua will function as Director, Media Relations.

Oshiomhole, a former APC national chairman will now lead the Edo APC to ensure victory in the forthcoming poll in September.

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