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Group Backs Ex-Commissioner For APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary Position



A pro-democracy group, GoodGovernance Alliance (GGA) is drumming

support for former Taraba State commissioner of Information, Emmanuel
Bello, for the position of Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the
All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement, spokesperson of the
group, Tanko Waziri, noted that Bello possesses what it takes to run the
office given his wealth of experience.

LEADERSHIP reports that the APC recently zoned its national leadership positions. The North East is to produce the Deputy National Publicity Secretary.

Waziri noted that Bello, a former Editor of LEADERSHIP and Thisday
newspapers, has requisite requirement to manage the media portfolio of
the party. He noted that, “over the years, Emmanuel Bello has continued to
shine as a media luminary. Apart from his media voyage which spans
many years as a reporter and editor of various newspapers, Bello has
managed the image portfolio of Taraba State in various capacities as
Special Adviser Media to two time commissioner of information. Bello
is arguably the best commissioner of information the state has ever

Waziri said that it is in recognition of Bello’s expertise in the
media that he currently serves as media aide to the
minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman.

He said, “The need for a thorough professional with a full knowledge
of how government works is what our dear party needs now. The
transition period will require that level of expertise in working
within the media environment. Bello is not only acceptable by his
constituency but has been a dedicated party man always making advocacy
for the national administration.”

Bello, a 1994 graduate of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU Zaria), also
holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Journalism and started his media
career at Daily Trust.