Dr Doyin Okupe has been appointed the chairman of the media council of the Bukola Saraki campaign organisation.
The senate president, Bukola Saraki reavealed this via his twitter handle on Tuesday.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. @DoyinOkupe as the Chairman of my Presidential campaign’s Media Council. Dr. Okupe has served as the National Publicity Secretary of the National Republican Convention (NRC).
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) September 11, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
Dr. @DoyinOkupe brings many years of strategic insight to my campaign team, having worked as the Director of Communications for the Presidential campaigns of two former presidents, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) September 11, 2018
Okupe until now was the South West leader of the Accord Party and chairs the party’s committee to discuss with the Coalition of United Political Parties.
The Director General of the campaign, Mohammed Wakil, said Dr Okupe will work with other professionals on the team to effectively communicate the campaign messages of the Senate President to Nigerians and the international community.
Okupe who is a medical doctor and politician served as the National Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the aborted Third Republic.
He has also worked as the Director of Communications during the presidential campaigns of two former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan.
He later served as a Senior Special Assistant on Media and Public Affairs to both Presidents.