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Royale Rumble: Governor Wike Leads PDP Campaign In Edo State

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday appointed the Rivers State Governor, Nyeson Wike as the Chairman of its Edo State Governorship Campaign Council.

Brandnewsday reports that the PDP NWC appointed Governor Wike alongside Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri as his deputy of the Edo State Governorship Council.

Reacting to his appointment, Wike appreciated the party for selecting him to lead the Edo campaign and said he was fully prepared for the job.

Edo 2020: Governor Wike Reacts

The Governor said: “I have accepted the job given to me by my party and I am fully prepared for the task. I have a mandate to ensure that PDP wins the governorship election.

”I must defend what is right. I am waiting for the council to be inaugurated before unveiling our plans.”

The PDP Edo Campaign Council has 76 members with Dr Agbo Emmanuel as its secretary.

Edo State PDP’s 76-man campaign council

Meanwhile, all the PDP governors are on the 76-man campaign council. Also, the campaign council housed the ich also has the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; former senate presidents Bukola Saraki; David Mark; former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu; former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and former governor Peter Obi.

The committee will be inaugurated on July 7 at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja.

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Recall that the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had on Thursday announced Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje as chairman of a 49-member National Campaign Council for the Edo State governorship election.

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The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma was appointed Deputy Chairman and Abbas Braimoh as the Secretary.

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