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The Presidential campaign council of the People’s Trust, PT, has been formally constituted ahead of the February 2019 presidential election. It was constituted with the Presidential candidate of the party, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, from the Northwest zone, as Chair, Friday, according to statement signed by the spokesperson, Hassan Ibrahim.

Other notable Nigerians in the Campaign Council of the PT, include the Vice Presidential candidate of PT, Dr. Arthur Nwankwo from the south east who is the vice chair of the campaign Council, Dr.Olisa Agbakogba, SAN, the National Chairman of PT who is also a Co- Chairperson.

Prominent Nigerians in the Campaign Council include former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ghali Umar Naaba, Human Rights crusader, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, leaders of the National Interest movement, NIM, the Northwest Joint leader ,Dr. Abduljhalil Tafawa Balewa,Vice chairperson from the Northeast as Deputy leader, Funke Awolowo, Co-vice chairperson from the southwest as Assistant Deputy leader and Dr.Jay Osi Samuel, Co- vice chairman from the South – South as Assistant Deputy leader.

The Director General of the party’s campaign organization is a former minister, Alhaji Aliyu Habu Fari from the North east, who doubles as the Council Secretary.

Other members are Deputy Director General and Assistant Secretary of the Campaign Council, Olawale Okunniyi from the Southwest, who is in charge of organization, mobilization and publicity of the Campaign, Co-Deputy Director General ,Mr. Mathias Tsado from the northwest, who is also in charge of planning and protocol and co deputy Director General, Dr.Dale Ogunbayo from the south west, who takes charge of strategy and monitoring of the Campaign.

Meanwhile, the People’s Trust ,PT,has commended leaders of the Middle Belt for unanimously endorsing and adopting Olawepo Hashim as its Presidential Candidate in Abuja recently.

National Secretary of the PT, Malam Naseer Kura, said in a statement that the endorsement by leaders of the middle belt, who are people of honour and distinction, has shown that Mr.Olawepo Hashim is a third force candidate to reckon with, because his massive acceptance by Nigerians has gone beyond region or tribe.

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