By CrossRiverWatch Admin
Ahead of the February 26, 2022 legislative by-elections in northern and southern Cross River State, the People’s Democratic Party has announced the constitution of its campaign council and campaign committees for the Ogoja/Yala federal constituency and Akpabuyo State constituency.
According to a statement issued by the party’s spokesman, Mike Ojisi, the members are to discharge their duties with “absolute enthusiasm and to work assiduously in ensuring victory.”
Senator Jarigbe Agom whose movement from the House of Representatives to the Senate necessitated the Ogoja/Yala federal constituency by-elections will serve as the Chairman of the campaign council while Dr. Ralph Oko is the director general with Okpokpo Isaac serving as secretary of the council.
Asides the council, the party also appointed members into seven main committees and 10 sub-committees.
A further breakdown of the campaign team shows that Jimmy Aninege will deputize Dr. Oko while Barr. Idi Yakubu will head the elders committee where Barr. Anthony Iji will serve as alternate chairman and Chief Mrs. Martina Odom to serve as secretary.
Real estate mogul, John George will chair the 33 man finance committee with Barr. Godwin Offiono, who contested the candidature of the party with eventual winner, Mike Usibe will serve as secretary and Alhaji Hassan to serve as alternate chairman.
Furthermore, Hon. Peter Igbodor will lead the contact and mobilization committee while Hon. Gabe Ugor will serve as alternate chairman with Chief Igbe Aruku as secretary.
The party is expected to inaugurate the campaign committee on Thursday with the itinerary disclosing that the campaign will be flagged off on Saturday at the Teachers Training College in Ogoja while the ward by ward campaigns will commence on February 20th at Mbube before rounding up at Okpoma on the 24th.
See below, the full list of members of the campaign council and other committees…
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