Festus Keyamo, Lagos-based lawyer, has been appointed as the spokesman of the re-elecion bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The appointment was conveyed in a letter dated April 16, 2018, and signed by Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation and director-general of the camapign.
The letter said Keyamo’s appointment covers the period before the president “gets APC’s nomination” and during the elections proper.
“I’m pleased to convey to you the decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation to appoint you as director, strategic communications in respect of the forthcoming campaigns for the 2019 presidential election,” the letter read.
“As you are aware, President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the nomination of our great Party, the All Progressives Congress, as the candidate for the said election.
“Your appointment is to aid in getting the said nomination and to ensure the success of the subsequent campaigns for the 2019 presidential election.
“In your capacity, you are to be the Spokesperson for the campaign during the nomination process and also at the subsequent campaigns for the 2019 presidential election.”
Keyamo took to his verified twitter handle to announce the appointment.
He also tweeted about thus; “With this letter below, I have just been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications (Official Spokesperson) for the President’s 2019 Presidential Campaigns. I will be making a formal statement on this much later.”