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Oyinlola, Makinde tipped to lead Atiku’s campaign

Oyinlola, Makinde tipped to lead Atiku’s campaign
A former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola; and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State are among leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party being considered as the Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, The PUNCH can confirm.

Sources within the PDP told The PUNCH on Wednesday that the trouble Atiku’s campaign is having with Wike is the major cause of the delay in inaugurating the presidential campaign council.A chieftain of the PDP told The PUNCH that the plan is to pick a campaign manager from the South-West since this is the region that is considered as the strongest base of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.However, a PDP chieftain told The PUNCH that members of the committee would try to talk Wike out of the idea of forcing Ayu to resign.According to him, calls for the National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, to resign were not discussed.

Speaking on behalf of the newly inaugurated committee, Senator Abdul Ningi, said “Every member of the BoT is a member of the committee and I can’t tell you time we are heading to the house in Asokoro to commence this project.4th August 2022 Oyinlola, Atiku and Makinde 4th August 2022 A former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola; and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State are among leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party being considered as the Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, The PUNCH can confirm.

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