The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) will on July 7, 2020, inaugurate its nationwide marketing campaign council for the 2020 Edo State Governorship election.
Naija Information reviews that the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) had scheduled September 19 for the gubernatorial election.
In a press release signed by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP disclosed that almost all members of the council take part through Zoom.
The assertion learn, “The Peoples Democratic Occasion will, on Tuesday, inaugurate its Nationwide Marketing campaign Council for the Edo state governorship election with the bigger members of the committee collaborating on Zoom.
“That is in compliance with COVID-19 protocol on social and bodily distancing at public gatherings.
“Nonetheless, the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and the Secretary of the Marketing campaign Council might be bodily current for the occasion slated for Tuesday at 1pm, alongside the Nationwide Chairman of our get together, the governors of our get together, members of the Nationwide Working Committee, in addition to Board of Trustees, members who’re additionally members of the marketing campaign council and can be found in Abuja.
“Additionally, the members of the Marketing campaign Council, who’re at present in Abuja, are additionally anticipated on the venue of the inauguration.
“Members of the marketing campaign council, who won’t bodily take part on the inauguration, are directed to register prematurely for participation through Zoom by clicking on the hyperlink that has been communicated to them accordingly.”
Naija Information reviews that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State was appointed to steer the marketing campaign council alongside Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State who would act as his deputy.
Different members of the council embody: Former Vice Presidents Atiku Abubakar and Namadi Sambo; Governors Ifeanyi Okowa, Seyi Makinde, Ben Ayade, Ikezie Ikpeazu, David Umahi, Duoye Diri, Udom Emmanuel, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Samuel Ortom, Bello Matawalle, Aminu Tambuwal; former Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, amongst others.