ThisDay: Jonathan Heads Soludo’s Campaign C’ttee
From Chuks Okocha in Abuja, 11.20.2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday announced a 36-man campaign committee that would drive the campaign of Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the party’s governorship candidate in the February 6, 2010 governorship election in Anambra State.
The committee, which would be inaugurated next Tuesday is headed by Vice President Goodluck; Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and Deputy National Chairman of PDP, Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed.
Other members of the campaign committee as contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Prof. Ahmed Alkali include National Organising Secretary, Prince Uche Secondus; National Woman Leader, Hajiya Inna Ciroma, and Chief Whip, House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha. Also in the committee are all PDP state governors, Senators and members of the House of Representatives from the South East and National Vice Chairman, South East of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh.
Others are Governors Emmanuel Uduaghan, of Delta State; Ibrahim Idris of Kogi State; Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State;Alao Akala of Oyo State; all PDP ministers from the South East; Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Ayim Pius Anyim; former Senate President; Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu; Prof. Jerry Gana; Senator Femi Kila, Senator Onyeabo Obi; Henry Balogu, Onyeachi Ibezue and Chief Maduka Anene Olisa.
Also in the campaign team are Azubuike Eze, Senator Bala Adamu Kariya, Dr. Igwe Aja-Nwachukwu, Chief Cletus Ibeto, Chief Arthur Eze, Chief Simon Okeke, Senator Mike Ajaegbo, Gen. Lawrence Onoja and Chuks Udemezue.
Dr. Musa Babayo, Deputy National Secretary of PDP will serve as Secretary to the Committee.