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Lagos: Atiku/Okowa PCC inaugurates 7-member ad hoc media c’ttee to revive publicity


Lagos: Atiku/Okowa PCC inaugurates 7-member ad hoc media c’ttee to revive publicity

LAGOS—+The Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) in Lagos State has inaugurated seven-man Ad hoc Media and Publicity Committee to rejuvenate image of PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate Dr Ifeanyi Okowa.

Inaugurating the ad hoc committee on Monday at the Atiku/Okowa Campaign Office in Lagos, Mr Tolagbe Animashaun, the Director-General, Atiku/Okowa PCC for Lagos state, said that the committee became necessary to further promote Abubakar.

Animashaun said that the ad hoc committee would be led by a former Lagos PDP Publicity Secretary, Mr Gani Taofik while the Vice Chairman would be Mr Muka Popoola, and the Secretary, Mr Jackson Omobiorowo.

Other members of the committee were Messrs Justice Uhuegbu, Felix Oboagwina, Adeyinka Amosu and Mrs Mojisola Olusoga.

“The Committee is under the direct supervision of the Directorate of Media and Publicity,” Animashaun said.

He urged the committee to swing into action immediately to promote the candidates of the party in the state ahead of the polls.

In his response, Taofik, the Chairman of the ad hoc committee, said that membership were experienced about the job having done same in 2015 when PDP won a lot of legislative seats in the state.

He said that the committee was ready for the task of rejuvenating publicity for Atiku, Okowa and other candidates of the party ahead of the Feb. 25. Presidential and National Assembly Elections and March 11 Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Taofik said that the committee would aggressively give Atiku and Okowa needed image to win the state in the next elections.

“These veterans, who are part of the 2015 electoral success of PDP in Lagos where PDP won six House of Representatives’seat and eight House of Assembly seats, will not fail the council.

“We want to improve on that. We are not going to be kindergarten about the job. We are going to be serious.

“We will do all we can to represent the image of Alhaji Atiku as a person and the image of the party in Lagos to give us the results that will upset the APC in Lagos.

“The APC should not sleep with their two eyes closed again,” he said.

He expressed confidence that the PDP would defeat the ruling APC in the state.

Decrying alleged attacks and harassment against PDP candidate in Lagos, Taofik called for a level playing field for the will of the will of the people to prevail in the polls.

He called on INEC to ensure every registrant get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs),” he said. (Shadanpamarepoters)





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