The immediate past Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Walid Jibrin has been appointed as the Chairman of the Nasarawa presidential campaign council of the party.
Following the appointment, Jibrin in a statement on Friday appreciated the party leadership in Nasarawa State for finding him worthy of such an honourable appointment.
According to him, he has never left the party since its formation in 1998 and he would bring his vast knowledge and experience to bear in ensuring victory for the PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
He added that though he has resigned as the BOT Chairman of the party, he remains a life member of the BOT.
Jibrin reiterated his commitment to the emergence of Atiku as the next President of Nigeria and urged all party stakeholders to also contribute their respective quotas.
According to him: “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 based on my enormous experience throughout in 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.”