The first son of the People’s Democratic Party chief and former spokesman to two Nigerian presidents has formally joined president Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign team of ahead of the 2019 general election.
Ditan Okupe, whose father Doyin Okupe served both former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan joined the Buhari campaign on Friday, the campaign spokesman Festus Keyamo.
“Ditan Okupe, 1st son of Atiku’s man, Doyin Okupe, a UK-trained lawyer of 12 yrs post-call in Nig, volunteers to work 4 PMB’s campaign team just like OBJ’s son,” Keyamo tweeted Thursday night.
In recent weeks, Obasanjo’s son also chose to campaign for Buhari in spite of the senior Obasanjo’s stinging criticism of the president’s administration.
Okupe, in his letter to the campaign team, he opined that the ruling All Progressives Congress President Muhammadu Buhari is the best candidate that can take the country to the “predestined place”. Read more