Former vice-president, His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar has appointed former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel as the Director-General of his campaign for 2019 presidency.
In a release signed by him, Alh. Atiku Abubakar said Mr. Daniel will see to the day to day running of his campaign while he focuses on his nationwide consultation.
The statement reads in part: “I am pleased to officially notify you of the appointment of His Excellency, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (“OGD” as he is popularly known), as the Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation.
“OGD is a former two-term governor of Ogun State, and a foremost engineer, businessman and astute politician. He has vast knowledge of the Nigerian political terrain and has a wide network of contacts and friends all over Nigeria, and these are a few of the assets he will be bringing to our campaign organisation.
“I am in no doubt OGD is a very positive and welcome addition to our campaign and I look forward to working with him as he leads over campaign to victory come February 2019.
In 2011, Otunba Gbenga Daniel was the Southwest Coordinator of Jonathan/Sambo Presidential Campaign. He was also one of the Chairmanship aspirant at the last People’s Democratic Party’s National Convention held in December 2017.