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Fintiri heads 152-member PDP campaign council for Edo gov’ship

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a 152-member national campaign council for the Edo governorship elections scheduled for Sept. 16.

This is contained in a statement issued by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, in Abuja on Wednesday.

The council is chaired by Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State.

Ologunagba said the council will be inaugurated on June 11.

He said the National Working Committee is committed to ensuring victory for the party in the Edo election.

Other members of the campaign council, he said, are Governors Kefas Agbu of Taraba and Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta as deputy chairmen, and former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Others are former Vice Presidents Atiku Abubakar and Namadi Sambo, other governors on the platform of the PDP, the party’s Board of Trustees chairman, Sen. Adolphus Wabara, and the PDP acting national chairman, Umar Damagun, among others.