Ayodele Samuel, Lagos
A campaign group in support of a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo, will on Saturday, January 20 officially inaugurate the South-West Zonal Office in Ibadan, Oyo State in preparation for seeking support for the duo against 2019 general election.
A statement from the Honourable Minister of Communication, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, who is the group’s Board of Trustees Chairman, stated that, former Abia State Governor, Dr. Uzo Orji Kalu has agreed to grace the occasion as the Guest Lecturer.
Prominent Nigerians expected at the official commissioning of the office, according to the statement are, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Special Guest of Honour and Grand Patron of the group, former Senate President, Senator Ken Nnamani as Chairman of the occasion, former Minister of Petroleum, Don Etiebet and Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola as the Chief Host. The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi will be the Special Guest of Honour while former National Chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande will be Chief Guest of Honour.
Others are state governors like Senator Ibikunle Amosun Ogun, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Kaduna; Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Osun, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos and Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu Ondo. While former Senate Leader, Senator Alli Ndume, Senator representing Katsina Central, Abu Ibrahim and MBO National Patron, Senator Ayo Akinyelure are all guests of Honour.