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A House of Representatives member, Hon Ikenga Ugochinyere Ikeagwuonu has been appointed as the Director General of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council ahead of the Imo state governorship election scheduled for the 11th of November this year.
This was contained in a statement signed by Dr. Arthur Bruno Ekwelem, Principal Secretary to PDP Governorship Candidate, Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu.
Others appointed include, Hon Ugonna Ozurigbo, Deputy Director General, Orlu Zone; Hon Ngozi Ogbu, Deputy Director General, Okigwe Zone; Hon High Chief Chidi Ibe, Deputy Director General, Owerri Zone and Hon Marshall Okafor Anyanwu, Secretary, Campaign Council.
According to the statement, the appointments take immediate effect.
‘The general masses, the campaign council, Electoral Agencies and Party structures at all levels are enjoined to give them full cooperation in the discharge of their duties. The full list of the campaign council will be released shortly,’ it read in part.
In a related development, Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State who is the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Imo State for the November gubernatorial election, has said that the poll is crucial to the survival of the state.
Lawal, who spoke at the inauguration of the campaign council on Saturday, in Abuja, expressed optimism that the PDP has all it takes to win the election.
The governor also said that the aim of the opposition party is not only to win the governorship contest, but to also give the people of Imo a new lease of life.
His words: ‘The election is crucial because it will determine the future of Imo State. We are aware of the challenge and we will surmount them. We pledge to deliver on the assignment before us.
‘Our aim is to bring genuine change to the lives of people we serve, not just to win the election.’
The governor while urging members of the campaign team to conduct the campaign in a way that reflects the ideals of the PDP implored members of the party to unite so as to secure victory in the November 11 poll.