ABUJA – The Presidency has announced the appointment of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as Director General of the Buhari 2019 Presidential Support Committee.
Ali Modu Sheriff
This was contained in a statement issued Friday in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Political matters, Hon. Gideon Shammani. The committee has a popular Kano musician, Dauda Rara as National Director Music, while a Nollywood actor and a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Desmond Elliot is its National Publicity Secretary. Chief of Staff to the Imo State governor and governorship aspirant of APC, Uche Nwosu will serve as the National Secretary. “The individuals were selected after the APC National Convention to build on the momentum of the success to step up preparation within the hierarchy and ranks and file of the party to fully support President Muhammadu Buhari to continue with his programmes and policies for the upliftment and advancement of the country with the manifesto of the APC. “In preparation for the reelection of President Buhari in 2019, the Presidential Support Committee, Buhari 2019 has appointed eminent Nigerians to the National Working Committee of the organisation. “The prominent individuals have been selected from Buhari Support Group in their own rights as loyalists.” The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Dr Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Alhaji Mamman Daura all make up the National Patrons of the Committee. Other members are Senators M.T Mbu, Yerima Bakura, George Akume, Abdullahi Adamu, Ita Giwa, Abu Ibrahim, Hon. Gudaji Kazaure, Hajiya Ireti Kingibe and Alhaji Ismaila Isa Funtua.