Atiku appoints Gbolarumi Oyo State Presidential Campaign Coordinator

Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, has appointed former Vice Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Barr Hazeem Gbolarumi as Presidential Campaign Coordinator of his party in Oyo State.

The PDP has former Vice President, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar as its flag bearer after beating twelve other candidates at the party’s national convention in Abuja last week.

Gbolarumi, a strong ally of Alh for a long time. Atiku Abubakar has been assigned to lead the presidential campaign in Oyo State. This was conveyed through a letter personally signed by HE Atiku Abubakar GCON, MA Waziri Adamawa, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999-2007.


I am pleased to convey your appointment as Oyo State Coordinator for HE Atiku Abubakar GCON, MA Waziri Adamawa, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999-2007.

The announcement follows the hugely successful convention where its Presidential Nominee, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar GCON, MA Waziri Adamewa was democratically elected.

He said Barr Gbolarumi’s outstanding reputation as a man of courage, principle, strength of character, decency and love of country, and his combined administrative prowess and organizational skills to bring him perhaps to be the most important task in the quest for positive change in Nigeria.

In his acceptance of the letter, he thanked Nigerians for their support and prayers for the success of the convention, the emergence of His Excellency Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the PDP.

“With a presidential candidate who has rekindled the hopes of citizens and rekindled their faith in democratic ideals, we believe we must also choose a running mate who will complement the exceptional qualities of the presidential candidate. The choice must be difficult, consider given the range of highly qualified and exceptional candidates from whom we had to choose.

“Now that we have presented Nigerians with the best possible choices for the senior positions of President, we hope that citizens, who yearn for quality leadership, will use their voting power to set Nigeria firmly on the path to greatness. A country that seeks to be among the greats in the comity of nations cannot afford to have mediocre leadership,” Gbolarumi said.