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Festus Keyamo Appointed Buhari Campaign Spokesman



Human Rights Lawyer, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has been appointed the spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO).

His appointment was contained in a letter signed by the minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who doubles as the director general, Buhari Campaign Oorganisation.

The statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja reads in part: “I am pleased to convey to you the decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation to appoint you as Director, Strategic Communications in respect of the forthcoming campaigns for the 2019 Presidential elections.

“As you are aware, President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the nomination of our great party, the All Progressive Congress, as the candidate for the said election, your appointment is to aid in getting that nomination and to ensure the success of the subsequent campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Elections.

“In your capacity, you are to be the spokesman for the campaigns during the nomination process and also at the subsequent campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Elections”.

Confirming his appointment in a tweet from his handle @fkeyamo, the lawyer wrote: With this letter below, I have just been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications (Official Spokesperson) for the President’s 2019 Presidential Campaigns. I will be making a formal statement on this much later”.

Festus Keyamo was born 21 January 1970. He is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), social crusader, critic, columnist and human rights activist.