The Labour Party has appointed Mr Akin Osuntokun as the new Director General of the Obi- Datti Presidential Campaign Council following the resignation of Dr Doyin Okupe as the campaign DG.
Announcing the appointment of the New campaign DG in Abuja, the National Chairman of the Party, Mr Julius Abure, said the party arrived at the decision after consultation with the party’s stakeholders.
Mr Abure explained that Akin Osuntokun, was favoured to replace Dr Doyin Okupe, considering his experience, commitment to delivering Mr Peter Obi as the next President of Nigeria in the 2023 elections.
The Chairman said Mr Osuntokun who is from the same Geo-political zone with Dr Okupe is expected to work harmoniously with all members of the party to ensure the party’s victory in the 2023 elections.
Dr Doyin Okupe, had resigned as the Director General of Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council following his conviction by a Federal High Court for Money laundering.
Writing by Tanimu Salihu; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade and Julian Osamoto