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Five Things You Need To Know About Peter Obi’s Campaign DG, Akin Osuntokun




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The Labour Party (LP) on Tuesday named Akin Osuntokun as the new Director-General (DG) of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).

Naija News understands that Osuntokun is a replacement for Doyin Okupe who resigned as the director-general of the campaign council for the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi.

Okupe resigned on his own accord last week after he was sentenced to jail by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court in Abuja on December 19, 2022, for violating the Money Laundering Act.

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The court found Okupe guilty of receiving over N200 million cash from former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.

Five Things To Know About Osuntokun, The New LP PCC DG

  • Prior to his new position, Osuntokun was the Zonal Coordinator (South) of the Labour Party campaign council
  • He was a former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
  • Osuntokun served as Political Adviser to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and as Director of the Presidential campaign of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011.
  • He is a political scientist, strategist, researcher, administrator, journalist and writer, with experience in media advocacy, policy research and implementation and political analysis.
  • Osuntokun is a contributor to several newspaper columns and has sat on the board of several public corporations