Controversial Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has openly thanked the former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar and the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for appointing him as a spokesperson for the 2023 presidential campaign.
Africa Today News, New York had also reported that Atiku in a statement which had been issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Paul Ibe in Abuja on Thursday, said that the appointment took immediate effect.
Reacting on his Twitter page, Dino thanked Atiku and promised not to let him or the PDP down.
”I thank Atiku Abubakar for appointing me as his Spokesperson and that of the PDP presidential campaign of the PDP in a letter personally written by the next president of Nigeria.
”Thank you, sir and l will not let you or our great party down. God bless you sir and VP Okowa. Let’s go.”
Atiku Abubakar who is the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the appointment of Senator Dino Melaye and the former Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Daniel Bwala as his spokespersons.
Africa Daily News, New York reports that Bwala had also dumped the APC last month over APC candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s choice of a fellow Muslim, former Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima as running mate.
Bwala last week joined the opposition party, the PDP.
Atiku in a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, Thursday appointed the duo as his spokesperson for the upcoming presidential campaign. According to the statement, the appointments take immediate effect.
The statement partly read “Melaye is a politician and a member of the 8th Senate, who represented Kogi West Senatorial district. He hails from Ayetoro Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State
“Bwala, on the other hand, is a legal practitioner, politician and public affairs analyst. He hails from Adamawa State”.