Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi as the Director-General of his campaign for re-election in 2019 presidential election.
The appointment, which was made on Thursday, was confirmed by the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organisation for his re-election in 2019 with Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as Secretary/Director General.
“Amaechi was the Director-General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Committee in 2014-2015 that won the elections and brought the current administration into office.
“The new Director-General will announce other appointments into the campaign structure as approved by President Buhari.”