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Labour Party names Osuntokun as Obi’s campaign director general

Akin Osuntokun, a former managing director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has been named the new director-general of the Labour Party presidential council.

By TechnocratMedia

Akin Osuntokun, a former managing director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has been named the new director-general of the Labour Party presidential council.

His appointment followed the resignation of Dr Doyin Okupe, the former director-general of the LP campaign organisation, who after was convicted by an Abuja federal high court over money laundering charges.

Diran Onifade, spokesperson of the campaign organisation, in a statement on Tuesday, described Osuntokun as a “strategist”.

“The Obi-Baba Ahmed Campaign Organization has appointed Balogun Akin Osuntokun as the new Director-General of the campaign organisation. He succeeds Dr Doyin Okupe,” Onifade said.

“Until recently, Osuntokun was the zonal coordinator (south). He is a Nigerian political scientist, strategist, researcher, administrator, journalist and writer, with experience in media advocacy, policy research and implementation and political analysis.

“A former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, Osuntokun served as Political Adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and as Director of the Presidential campaign of the People’s Democratic Party in 2011.

“He brings to his new position vast political and media experience.”

Osuntokun’s appointment was announced at the end of the national working committee of the Labour Party (LP) in Abuja. 

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