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Obasanjo’s Ex-aide, Akin Osuntokun Is Peter Obi’s New Campaign DG

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Akin Osuntokun has been announced as the new Director General for the Peter Obi presidential campaign council.

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Peter Obi Appoints Obasanjo’s Ex-aide Akin Osuntokun As New Campaign DG

Osuntokun, who is a former aide to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was announced on Tuesday by the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi.

His appointment followed the resignation of the former DG of the Obi-Datti Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, after a Federal High Court ruling in Abuja that convicted him of violating the Money Laundering Act.

Okupe’s letter of resignation was personally addressed to Obi.

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Arising from a strategic meeting of the party, which had Obi, members of the National Working Committee, and several political candidates of the Labour Party in attendance, the LP National Chairman, Julius Abure announced Osuntokun as the new campaign DG.

Abure described the former managing director of the News Agency of Nigeria as a “worthy and trustworthy” replacement for Okupe.

Osuntokun became the South-West leader of the party after he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the LP in August 2022.

In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that former Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani has advised the next president of Nigeria should appoint the next Comptroller General of Customs from serving officers of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and not from outside of the service.

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