From Teryima Ajijah, Jos
The immediate past Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, Latep Dabang has been inaugurated alongside others to lead the campaign directorate of Barr Caleb Mutfwang, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the state to become governor of Plateau state come 2023.
Inaugurating the campaign advisory council on Saturday in Jos, the Plateau state capital, the governorship candidate Barr Mutfwang, charged the campaign council to work with the entire members of the party to achieve set goals of taking over power from the APC.
Mutfwang urged members of the PDP to deliver their respective polling units in the entire state.
In an acceptance speech, the Director General, Caleb Mutfwang
Campaign Organization, Dabang assured the PDP shall take over Plateau state and Nigeria as a whole.
Latep said that the council shall embark on door-to-door campaign to every home in the state.
Mr Dabang revealed that the team shall soon organize a town hall meeting of all members of the party to enable them meet in persons with perceived aggrieved members as a means of finding lasting solutions to disunity among members.
At the event, a 27-member presidential campaign council for PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from Plateau state, led by Amb. Yahaya Kwande was also inaugurated, one of the member is Senator Istifanus Gyang.
Earlier, Chairman of the PDP in Plateau state, Chris Hassan disabused the minds of members that the leaders of the party are not united, therefore, some may not vote for Atiku.
Hassan assured the presidential candidate of the PDP, Abubakar, that Plateau shall provide 2 million votes for Atiku from the state.
Sen. Jonah Jang, represented by former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, allayed fears of the gathering that Jang never stated that his supporters will not vote for Atiku.
Meanwhile, key party stalwarts such as Beni Lar, Sen Jeremiah Useni, Damishi Sango, Prof. Shedrack Best, among others were absent at the inauguration of both campaign councils.