The immediate past Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Walid Jibrin has been appointed as the Chairman Nasarawa presidential campaign council.
Jibrin, who recently resigned his position as the Chairman of the Party’s BoT, however said he remains a life member of the Board.
While applauding the appointment, vowed not to rest on his oars until Atiku Abubakar becomes President in 2023.
In a statement issued Friday, Jibrin thanked the Nasarawa PDP Chairman and his entire EXCO, the elders, the caucus and the entire PDP members in the State for giving him such a very important assignment.
He said his appointment would further protect and strengthen the party, considering his vast knowledge of the PDP having been a member since 1998.
“I started strongly with the party ensuring that I never leave the party for a second to any other party since 1998 to date. I have been a true party man right from the unit, ward, local Government zone and state where I served as party leader.
“I also served as National Officio member, National Working Committee member, Deputy National Financial Secretary, National Financial Secretary member NWC. BoT member, Acting BoT Secretary, confirmed BoT Secretary, Acting BoT National Chairman, and finally BoT Chairman the conscience of the party. I have been working with all organs of the party and I will continue contributing base on my enormous experience throughout this PDP and will continue until Atiku becomes the President of Nigeria in 2023.
“I hereby urge all PDP members and all Nigerians to come out en mass and vote for Atiku. I want to assure you all that despite my resignation as BoT Chairman I still remain as life member of BoT,” the PDP Chieftain said.