Breaking : Uche Ogah appoints Ugbaja, Friday Nwosu new DG, deputy of campaign organisation
By Steve Oko
The Governorship flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Abia State, Dr. Uche Ogah has appointment new Director General for his Campaign Organisation.
Seasoned lawyer and astute politician, Kingsley Ugbaja is now the new DG of the organization.
Ogah also appointed Chief Friday Nwosu as the Deputy DG of the organisation.
While Ugbaja has held many political offices in the state including Council chairmanship of Ikwuano , Nwosu contested with Ogah at the APC governorship primaries.
A release issued by Ogah’s Media Adviser, Mr. Great Imo Jonathan and made available to Wawa News Global said the appointment was aimed at rejiging the campaign organisation.
The release also said the appointment was done after due consultations with the party leadership and other stakeholders.
Wawa News Global recalls that the Campaign Organisation before now, was headed by Chief Uzor Egbo a former ally of the late Senator Uche Chukwumerije.
The release read in part : “After due consultation with stakeholders and members of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah and the leadership of the party in the state has approved the appointment of Barr. K. C. Ugbaja as the Director General of his Campaign Organisation and Barr. F. N. Nwosu to serve as his deputy.
“Barr. K. C. Ugbaja was the Chairman of Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, where he served meritoriously. He is a respected leader in the All Progressives Congress and a strategic player in Abia State politics. An astute lawyer with many years experience and vast business interest.
“Barr. Friday Nwosu, is also a legal icon of repute and a strategic thinker. He was a gubernatorial aspirant in the just concluded primaries of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State. He challenged the nomination and emergence of Dr. Ikpeazu as the state governor in 2015, on the grounds that he provided offensive tax papers to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“Their appointment is based on their wealth of experience and is strategic to securing victory for the party in the upcoming governorship election in Abia State. They have the mandate to coordinate his campaign and to ensure the smooth running of Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah’s electoral affairs.
“By their appointment, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has ensured that many of the capable hands in the party are brought on board to deliver on his promises of transforming Abia State into a prosperous economy.
“Membership of the Campaign Council will be announced soon and the full list will be published.”
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