The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the appointment of Dino Melaye, a senator Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, as the spokesman of its Presidential Campaign Council for 2019 election.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is the presidential flag bearer of the party, while his running mate is a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi.
Melaye’s appointment was announced at the inauguration of its presidential campaign council in Abuja.
“Thank you, PDP for my appointment as Director in charge of Civil Societies/ NGO’S and Campaign Spokesperson in the PDP Presidential Campaign. We shall usually overcome. Light will always rejoice over darkness. Power to the People,” Melaye tweeted.
The chairman of the opposition party, Uche Secondus expressed optimism in the council’s ability to ensure its return to power after its 16 years rule was halted by Buhari’s election in 2015.
His words: “I am confident that this assemblage of capable, courageous and patriotic men and women would lead us successfully to realize this objective of winning the 2019 general elections in order to rescue our dear country from the hands of the failed APC government.”
“If you meet every day with optimism if you confront every obstacle with determination; if you refuse to give up; if you never quit; if you approach every challenge with confidence and pride, no dream would be beyond your reach.”
He, therefore, urged to council to surmount its challenges and ensure victory in next year’s election.