The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed two persons living with disabilities, Mr. Joseph Dakop, a person with physical Disability and Haruna Tsafe, Deaf as members of the National Campaign Council for the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State.
National Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra Ordinary Convention Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni confirmed the appointment of the duo in separate letters signed by the National Secretary of the Caretaker Committee, Senator John Akpan Udoedehe.
According to Buni, their appointment was based on their strength of character, experience and dedication in ensuring the success of the party.
Listing their terms of reference, the APC Chairman said among other things, they will be saddled with the responsibility of organising a formidable campaign structure cutting across all strata of the party in the State.
He said they will also be expected to mobilize members of the party and other non-partisan members of the public in the State to build confidence on the party and its candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
He also said members of the Campaign Council will also be expected to raise funds across the country to be used in the effective management of the campaign process.
Besides, he said they will need to liaise with the state party structure and the candidate with a view to harmonize the party’s strategies for success as well as other duties that would be geared towards ensuring the party’s victory in the forthcoming election.