Dangote Not Member of Buhari Campaign Council – Presidency
The Presidency has clarified the membership of African richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) of the Presidential Campaign Council.
A list of the council released on Friday, Dangote, Femi Otedola, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Senator Ahmed Lawan (Senate Leader), Femi Gbajabiamila (Leader of the House ) and APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole were named as members of the Special Advisory Committee to the President.
Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina in a statement said: “It has become imperative to further clarify the status of Alhaji Aliko Dangote, named under the sub-head Advisory Members in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council announced on Friday, December 28, 2018.
“Africa’s richest man, not being a card-carrying member of APC, cannot, and is not member of the PCC. He is also a member of the Peace Committee, and thus cannot be in a partisan campaign council,” the statement stressed.