Ahead of the 2023 Kogi Central senatorial election, the Ohere Political Vanguard Campaign Organisation on Saturday inaugurated her executive members, local government coordinators and advisers at the Tafari Hotel banquet hall in Adavi local government area of the state.
Prof. Solomon Avidime, popularly known as the ‘People’s Professor’, has been appointed as the chairman, while an APC bigwig, Hajiya Habiba Umar will serve as the vice chairman of the campaign organisation.
Hajia Habiba Ovaioza Salami will act as the treasurer, Amb. Aliyu Mahmud as the secretary, and Samari Shehu as the financial secretary.
Hon. A. A. Okene, who is a senior legislative aide to the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, will head the contact and mobilisation unit of the campaign, former Okehi state constituency aspirant, Patriot Mathew James Avabee will act as the director of welfare and Logistics, and Amb. Hamza Yakubu, who is a digital media strategist and campaigner will head the media and publicity unit.
Alhaji Ahmed Onsachi (Diet), Hon. Isah Albert Omeiza, Mr. Muhammed Sanni Omadivi (Abacha), Mr. Solace Omolaiye, and Mr. Bin Abdul Ganiyu are coordinators of Okehi, Adavi, Okene, Ogori Magongo and Ajaokuta local respectively.
Others in the campaign team include Engr Ira Habib, Hon. Lawal Amba Ihima, Engr Israel Adeiza, Mr. Jonah Avidime, Hon. Suberu Isah, Hon. Dan Awal, Hon. Okehi Daniel, Mr Francis Makafa, Mr Isah Achuja Yakubu, and Prince Onoku.
Addressing the gathering shortly after the inauguration, the chairman of the campaign organisation, Prof. Solomon Avidime charged his team and all supporters of Engr Abubakar Ohere to expend full commitment to the #Ohere4Senate2023 project, adding that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate’s track records, experience and sterling qualities makes him the best fit for the job.