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Obi appoints Obasanjo’s ex-aide new campaign DG

Following the resignation of former Labor Party campaign council Director General, Doyin Okupe, the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has announced Akin Osuntokun, as his replacement.

Osuntokun, who is a former aide to ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo, was announced as the new LP campaign council DG on Tuesday, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

Recall, that on December 20, following a Federal High Court ruling in Abuja that convicted him of violating money laundering Act, Doing Okupe tendered his resignation to Obi, in a letter, as the party’s campaign DG.

Osuntokun was announced after a strategic meeting, with Obi, members of the National Working Committee and several political candidates of the party, including the National Chairman, Julius Abure.

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