A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has unveiled information of what happened in the celebration when President Muhamadu Buhari reappointed Rotimi Amaechi as Director Basic of his 2019 re-election campaign.
The previous spokesman of the defunct New People’s Democratic Get together (N-PDP) narrated how forces in the APC swiftly moved from the Minister of Transportation.
In a assertion despatched to Everyday Submit at the weekend, Eze recalled that Amaechi’s appointment on January 3, 2018 “marked the strongest indication that the Nigerian chief would seek re-election in 2019.”
He explained: “Immediately right after the announcement of Amaechi’s appointment, those who didn’t want him as DG went to do the job to guarantee that it was reversed.
“Some APC stakeholders reportedly opposed to the re-appointment of Rotimi Amaechi as President Buhari’s marketing campaign Director Basic in the 2019 re-election bid moved into action.
“They argued that as a sitting down governor and chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Discussion board (NGF) when he held the position of Director-Basic of the Buhari Campaign Organisation in 2015, Amaechi experienced huge electricity which is not so now that he is just a member of cabinet.
“The go from Amaechi as the president’s marketing campaign DG is currently being anchored on a narrative that the situation should be held by a serving governor.
“But they unsuccessful to recognize that bulk of APC governors, ministers and users of the Nationwide Assembly have been by now operating with Amaechi to advance the re-election of Mr. President.
“One of the reasons Amaechi is being opposed is this rumour that he has a presidential ambition in 2023 and that as Buhari’s marketing campaign supervisor, he would leverage on the connections.
“The battle of Amaechi retaining his business office as the DG of Buhari Campaign Organisation was laid to relaxation on 1st August, 2018 when he done President Buhari round the proposed Campaign Business in Abuja.
“Although, in the unfolding state of affairs, Amaechi’s key concern is to prospect for Buhari’s re-election, of course, an encore, nevertheless the prospects of a repeat overall performance of the 2015 victory are wonderful and most likely to be pervasive, other matters staying equivalent. In any other case, the problem may well be dicey. Yet, Amaechi is undoubtedly a rampart for effective prosecution of Buhari’s re-election fight.”