Osun Election: APC inaugurates 63-member campaign council

Aanya Igomu, Abuja


The leadership of Nigeria’s governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC has inaugurated 63 members consisting of 14 governors, 8 ministers amongst others as the campaign council for Osun state governorship election scheduled to hold on September 22nd.

The Council is to be chaired by the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

While inaugurating the campaign council, the APC National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole charged them to uphold the values of the party.

“Your excellencies, many of you present here have been very much involved in helping to provide leadership in most of the campaigns that we have had in recent times after the last general elections.

“So, we have a body of experience to go about and the whole idea is to sustain the values and the ideals of our Party, which is based on transparent elections on the basis of one man, one vote and joining forces with the party leadership  in the state, to work hard, to mobilise people of Osun State to vote wisely for the APC candidate in the next governorship election that is scheduled to take place by the special of God on 22nd September 2018” Oshiomhole said.

The Chairman of the Campaign Council, Govenor Umar Ganduje promised that the committee would work hard to ensure that the APC retains Osun State.

“There is no doubt that winning Osun Sate is very vital to the party,  the government because its a state we shall retain, it has been our state in APC  for the last 8 years and by the will of God we will maintain this state in order to have a 100% states of the south western part of this country in our great party. 

“As progressives Mr Chairman we assure you we will ensure clean, free and fair election because that is the motive of the APC. Free of violence.

“What we intend to do is to mobilize our people.  We are even very lucky that the primaries conducted succeeded in mobilising the people,  in energizing the people,  in giving our members hope in Osun state so that we continue with that mobilization until the election day when certainly we will win this election” Ganduje said.