Former minister of information and member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Prof Jerry Gana, former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, and former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, have been named as President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign directors.
Others who made the list include former minister, Tunde Adeniran, special duties minister, Kabiru Turaki, former minister of information, Aliyu Umar, former finance minister and senator, Nenadi Usman.
Also named are former Senator Nimi Amange, Emmanuel Imohe, PDP’s national youth leader, Abdullahi Maibasira and deputy director-general of Goodluck Support Group, Prof Nick Eze.
The presidential campaign team headed by a former PDP national chairman, Chief Ahmadu Ali, will be inaugurated by Jonathan on Monday in Abuja, ahead of the February 14 presidential poll.
A release by the special adviser to the president on political matters, Prof Rufai Alkali, yesterday, said the inauguration will take place at the PDP Presidential Campaign Office, the Legacy House, in the Maitama District of Abuja by 2pm.
The release also stated that the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the PDP, Tony Anenih, has been appointed the national campaign adviser.
Adeniran will serve as deputy director-general of the campaign’s head office, while Turaki and Obi, will serve as deputy directors-general for the North and South respectively. Fani-Kayode will be the director of media and publicity, while Gana heads the campaign’s Contact and Mobilisation Unit.
Aliyu Umar will head the Directorate of Administration and Logistics, while Usman, takes charge of Finance Directorate.