The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau State and chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, as the Director General of its Presidential Campaign Council.
The party also confirmed the appointment of Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour as spokesperson for the campaign council.
The APC Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, disclosed this to State House Correspondents shortly after meeting the President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.
He said, “We are here to see Mr. President to brief him and to get his approval of plans that we are having regarding our campaign outfit.
“And once we have his approval, we intend to make major disclosure. We’re on the same page with the Presidential and the individuals who will play various roles in the campaign.
“The DG of the campaign is seated by my right here. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.
“We have a spokesperson in the person of Festus Keyamo. The deputy spokesperson is Hannatu Musawa. This is what we came to discuss with the President.