A few days to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Convention, former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has departed Governor Yahaya Bello’s Campaign Organization, as Senate President and presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has announced him as part of members of his campaign team.
Kayode, formerly serving as the Deputy National Coordinator of Bello’s campaign organization, has been appointed by Lawan as Deputy Chairman in the Publicity Committee with Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi as Chairman.
A statement made available to newsmen disclosed that former Abia State Governor and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu will lead the eight-man Committee as the Director-General of the Ahmad Lawan Central Campaign Organisation.
Kalu is expected to strengthen the campaign organization and build a stronger cohesion that would deliver the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to the Senate President during the presidential primaries, and ultimately lead him to victory in the general election.
Senator Auwal Lawan is the Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee with Senator representing Niger East, Sani Musa as Co-chairman.
Others are Senators Ikechukwu Obiora and Betty Apiafi as Chairman and Deputy Chairman Strategy and Planning while Senators Barau Jibrin and Peter Nwaoboshi lead Contact and Mobilisation.