IBB Names Dokpesi Campaign Director, Declares On Sept 14
By AUSTYN OGANNAH. - thewillnigeria.com
SAN FRANCISCO, August 26, (THEWILL) – Nigeria’s former military dictator and presidential aspirant, General Ibrahim Babangida has named the Chairman, African Independent Television, AIT and Raypower, Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi, as Director General of his presidential campaign organization.
A statement from the retired soldier’s spokesman, Prince Kassim Afegbua also named Senate Chip Whip, Senator Kanti Bello as Deputy Director General.
In the campaign organization according to the statement are Alhaji Sada Ilu (Director, Security &Intelligence); Prof. A.B.C Nwosu (Director, Research &Planning); Prof. Sam Oyovbaire (Director, Policy & Strategy); Prince Kassim Afegbua (Director, Media and communications); Chief (Mrs.) Remi Adiukwu-Bakare, (Director, Women Affairs); Alhaji Farouk Bibi-Farouk (Director, Youth Affairs); Alhaji Shehu Musa Gabam (Director, Contact & Mobilisation) and Hon Musa Elayo (Director, Legal Services).
According to the statement, a comprehensive list of the zonal and states’ coordinators will be announced later. It also said IBB’s temporary campaign office is located at 77B, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama Abuja.
The statement said, Babangida’s formal declaration is scheduled for September 14 at the Eagle Square, Abuja.