The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, the lawmaker representing Nasarawa North senatorial district, Tanko Al-Makura and former Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe, have been appointed as part of the directorates in the Tinubu-Shettima Independent Campaign Council.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) created ICC to complement the Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling party.
ICC would be responsible for the grassroots campaign and door-to-door mobilisation of electorates ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The appointment was disclosed in a statement released through the Director Media and Publicity Committee of ICC, Ntufam Hilliard Eta on Friday.
The statement reads, “A Special purpose vehicle, the Tinubu-Shettima Grassroots Campaign Council has been unveiled in Abuja.
“The ICC has His Excellency, Silas Agara former Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State as National Coordinator. It would compliment the newly inaugurated Presidential Campaign Council and its focus shall be the grassroots.”
Eta is also heading a directorate in the council while former Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Silas Agara, is the National Coordinator of the Council.
He added, “The ICC would also seek to expand the support base of the APC Presidential bearer, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu to the hinterlands of the country.
“It would also adopt door-to-door, hamlet-to-hamlet campaigns/Visitations, voters sensitization, and outreach meetings amongst others.
“Among the key Directorates in the ICC are Contact and Mobilisation, headed by Babatunde Fashola SAN, Media and Publicity, headed by Ntufam Hilliard Eta; Reconciliation and Integration Committee, headed by Chief Audu Ogbe; Supports Groups and NGOs Committee, headed by Senator Tanko Al-Makura; Finance and Fundraising, headed Alhaji Kashim Iman.”