Doyin Okupe Joins Saraki's Team
Dr. Doyin Okupe is the latest addition to the campaign train of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
You remember him right? He was that man that was always in war of words with Mr Lia Mohammed during the campaign period that preceded the 2015 general elections. okupe was on Goodluck Jonathan's side.
He has been named the chairman of the Media Council for Dr. Saraki's campaign Organisation.
The Senate President is campaigning under the Peoples Democratic Party (DPD) and he is vying for the party's presidential ticket.
Dr. Okupe's position in the team was made public on Tuesday in a statement by the Director General of the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Campaign Organisation, Mohammed Wakil.
Okupe, a medical doctor and politician, had served as the National Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the aborted Third Republic.
He was the Director of Communications of the Presidential campaigns of two former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan and also served as senior special assistant on Media and Public Affairs to both Presidents.
"Okupe will work with other top professionals in the team to effectively communicate the campaign messages of Dr. Saraki to the people of Nigeria and the international community," the statement added.
Senator Saraki had on Monday put forward several reasons, backing his push to be the President of Nigeria and emphasising he is the best for Nigeria.
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