THE presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has appointed the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello of Kogi as the National Youth Coordinator of the Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.
This is coming after farmers under the sponsorship of Asiwaju/Shettima Farmers’ Group, began a mobilisation project of farmers and votes in all 774 local government areas and the 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, for Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Shettima.
The appointment letter was addressed to the Kogi’s governor and signed by the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Tinubu, in the letter, dated August 8, 2022, stressed that Bello, who was an aspirant in the party’s presidential primaries, held in June 2022, deserved the appointment, owing to his impressive political achievements and the exemplary leadership he had demonstrated as governor of his state and as a party member.
The former governor of Lagos State added that he was confident that the Kogi State Governor would do his best in the new responsibility given him so that the party could run an effective, message-driven campaign, which would lead to victory in the 2023 Presidential election.
The appointment letter was titled: ‘Appointment as National Youth Coordinator for Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.’
“By way of this letter, we are pleased to formally convey your appointment as National Youth Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.“
“This appointment is fitting and appropriate, given your impressive political achievements and the exemplary leadership you have demonstrated as governor of your state and as a party member,” the letter read in part.