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PDP Sen. Nnamani on Tinubu’s presidential campaign council explained

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Following the reactions the inclusion of a PDP chieftain on the APC presidential campaign council, the campaign media directorate has attempted a clarification.

In a statement on Monday in Abuja, the Director Media and Publicity of the council, Bayo Onanuga, said the appearance of the name former Gov. Chimaroke Nnamani, a senator from Enugu, was not a mistake.”

Onanuga said Nnamani is a member in his own right as a supporter of the APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.

“Distinguished Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, who is still away in the United States, is a very close friend of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,” Onanuga said.

“Any explanation as to his status should be coming from the other party and not from us who are very proud to be associated with him.”

The statement also said that the list of members of the campaign council released at the weekend was partial.

Quoting the Secretary of Council, Hon. James Faleke, the statement said the list “contains only the directors, deputy directors, secretaries of directorates and key stakeholders,” adding that “No name is left out of the lists.

“The council also assures our esteemed governors that the secretariat of the council has not jettisoned the names submitted by them.

“Some of the nominees of our governors have emerged as part of the leadership, while others will soon emerge as members of the various directorates.”

The 422-man council started off on a shaky note as the rank of the APC state governors has been divided because of the appointment.

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