Written by Austine ELEMUE

FCT minister heads high powered APC campaign council

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, will lead a high powered campaign council of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the party prepares to sweep the FCT for President Muhammadu Buhari. 

This was made known last week, during an extraordinary meeting of APC stakeholders held in the residence of the FCT minister in Life Camp, Abuja. 

Speaking after the meeting which was attended by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Barr. Boss Mustapha, party leaders and all the candidates vying for various offices in the forthcoming elections, Bello emphasized that the party was going into the electioneering as one family. 

As chairman of the APC Campaign Council, the FCT minister is head of the main policy making and strategy planning body that comprise the APC state chairman, Abdulmalik Usman, who serves as his deputy.

Other members of the council include all National Assembly aspirants, Board of Trustees members, National Executives representing FCT, Area Council Chairmen and the Campaign Director-General among others. 

The campaign structure includes a campaign directorate, headed by a director-general, Hon. Musa Mohammed, former chairman of Abaji Area Council.

The directorate comprise nine directors comprising those for planning, publicity, contact and mobilization, special duties, inter-party, security, transport, women and youth. 

The campaign, Bello revealed will begin with campaign tour of the entire area councils of the FCT culminating in a mega national rally of the party billed for the Abuja capital city. 

 

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