The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given appointments to former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, and two former Speakers of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, and Yakubu Dogara.
APC National Secretary, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
He said the former governor and ex-speakers have been appointed to serve on the party’s 61-man Contact/Strategy Committee.
Akpanudoedehe noted that the development was part of ongoing efforts by the Caretaker Committee to rebuild and reposition the party.
The APC scribe stressed that the former governor and ex-speakers have been appointed to serve on the party’s 61-man Contact/Strategy Committee.
He said that the Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee, and Governor of Yobe state, Governor Mai Mala Buni, will inaugurate the committee on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021.
Akpanudoedehe said Jigawa Governor, Abubakar Badaru, has been appointed as the chairman of the committee, while Dr. Ikechi Emenike will serve as secretary.
He added that former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Otunba Iyiola Omisore, has also been appointed as a member of the committee.
The party scribe said the committee is expected to establish constructive engagement among critical stakeholders at various levels of the party with a view to enhancing confidence.
He added that the committee, among other things, is also to develop strategies that will place the party in a vantage position in the public domain and develop a timeline and framework for implementation of its recommendations.
He noted that membership of the committee includes Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege; 11 Governors, former and serving members of the National Assembly, members of the Federal Executive Council and some party chieftains.