2023: Gov. Lalong Reveals Next Steps After His Unveiling As Tinubu’s Campaign DG

2023: Gov. Lalong Reveals Next Steps After His Unveiling As Tinubu’s Campaign DG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, announced the appointment of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state, as the Director-general of the Bola Tinubu presidential campaign.

National Chairman of APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, made this disclosure while addressing State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Adamu explained that the choice of Lalong was based on his ability to do the work required to ensure victory for the Tinubu-Shettima ticket in the forthcoming presidential elections.

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The chairman also announced the appointment of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo as the interim spokesman and Hannatu Musawa, as the deputy spokesman for the APC presidential campaign.

In his words, “The DG of the campaign is seated by my right here, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

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“We have a spokesperson in the person of Festus Kenyamo. The deputy spokesperson is Hannatu Musawa. This is what we came to discuss with the President.

“Yes, we have been hearing concerns being expressed. In the APC, we believe very strongly, that no matter what description, no matter what faith you will associate with any one of our candidates, we are first and foremost Nigerians.

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“There is no doubt in the fact that we have people who stock trade on some of these religious issues.

“Just like you have people expressing fears, or concerns about a Muslim-Muslim ticket, there are Christians that welcome it as a positive development, in Nigerian politics. They are Nigerians,” he said.

Speaking after being appointed as the Director-General of Tinubu Campaign Organisation, Lalong assured that he would work hard to deliver success for the party and Tinubu in the forthcoming presidential election.

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This was contained in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Macham Makut.

The statement reads, “Governor Lalong said his appointment as the DG, Tinubu Campaign Organisation is a clear indication that the APC is well accepted in Plateau State and has the capacity to deliver in the forthcoming elections.

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“According to him, the campaign council will work hard to mobilise the party towards canvassing the votes of Nigerians across all lines.

“While answering questions from journalists, the governor said the APC is sure of victory as it will continue to work towards improving the lives of Nigerians.”

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