File photo: PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbodiyan
Ahead of the presidential campaigns in November, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says its campaign structure will be centralized for proper coordination.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Kola Ologbodiyan, said this on Wednesday during a press briefing.
He directed all support groups for the party’s presidential flagbearer, to work hand in hand with its campaign council in order to regulate the process.
Ologbodiyan also maintained that the campaign strategy will be issue-based, and streamlined to ensure effectiveness and responsibility.
He said, “As you are aware, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled November 18, 2018, for the commencement of Presidential and National Assembly campaign activities ahead of the 2019 general elections.
“In this regard, the PDP wishes to inform Nigerian about the tenure, outlook and structure of our presidential campaign.
“Our presidential campaign will, therefore, be issue-based. We will focus on issues that have direct bearing with the welfare of Nigerians who have suffered enough hardship, pain and anguish in the last three and half years.
“Our campaign will, therefore, be strategically centralized and streamlined to ensure effectiveness and responsibility in our message content, dissemination and general engagement with Nigerians at all levels.
“In this regard, all support groups for our presidential campaign are directed to ensure that their operations and activities are approved and coordinated under the direct supervision of the party’s presidential campaign council”.