The People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Monday appointed former Senate President Bukola Saraki and six others as Special Advisers for his presidential campaign team.
This was revealed in a statement issued and signed by Mr Paul Ibe, his Media Adviser in Abuja.
He said that the appointments were aimed at strengthening the team.
Part of the statement reads;
“Saraki is appointed as Special Envoy to the PDP presidential candidate, while Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim is appointed as Special Adviser.
“Others appointed as Special Advisers are Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau; former Gov. Olagunsoye Oyinlola of Osun and Sen. Ehigie Uzamere.
“Former PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus has also been appointed as a Technical Adviser to the presidential candidate,”
Abubakar said that all the appointments took immediate effect.
He charged the appointees to use their vast political experiences in ensuring that the PDP presidential campaign recorded resounding success in the 2023 election.