Dan­gote Not Mem­ber of Buhari Cam­paign Coun­cil – Pres­i­dency

Sunday Trust - - SUNDAYMENU - By Is­mail Mu­dashir

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.

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