Buhari appoints Amaechi to head re-election campaign 

Buhari appoints Amaechi to head re-election campaign 
L-R: Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi; former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari.
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By Patience Danjuma 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Secretary/Director-General of the campaign organisation for his re-election bid.

This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Thursday.

Amaechi was also the Director General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Committee between 2014 and 2015.

A post on the Twitter handle of the President’s spokesman read: “President @MBuhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organization for his re-election in 2019 with Hon. @ChibuikeAmaechi as Secretary/Director General.

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“Hon. Amaechi was the Director General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Committee in 2014-2015 that won the elections and brought the current administration into office.

“The new Director General will announce other appointments into the campaign structure as approved by President Buhari.”   

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