2019: Saraki appoints Okupe Campaign Media Council chair
The Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant Bukola Saraki has appointed Dr. Doyin Okupe as chairman of the Media Council for his campaign Organisation.
In a statement by Director General, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Campaign Organisation, Mohammed Wakil, emailed to Apex News, Okupe, a medical doctor and politician, served as the National Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the aborted Third Republic.
He was also Director of Communications, Presidential campaigns of two former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan and later served as senior special assistant on Media and Public Affairs to both Presidents.
According to the statement, Okupe will work with other top professionals in the team to effectively communicate the campaign messages of Dr. Saraki to the people of Nigeria and the international community.