The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, as chairman of the national campaign council for the Ondo state governorship election while Simon Lalong of Plateau will serve as deputy chairman of the council.
Yekini Nabena, deputy publicity secretary of the party who confirmed the appointment in a statement said the council will be made up of 104 members.
According to Nabena, the Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni approved the appointments.
He adds that the campaign council will be inaugurated on Saturday 15th August 2020 at the APC National Secretariat by 2 pm.”
In the governorship election slated for October 10, Rotimi Akeredolu, the incumbent governor and candidate of the APC, will face Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) among other candidates.