Doyin Okupe ; Profile of a Statesman at 64

by on March 22, 2016

Doyin Okupe is a medical doctor and a son of the late Chief Matthew Adekoya Okupe a banker. He is an indigene of Ogun
State of Nigeria. Doyin Okupe is 64yrs old today.  He joined Politics in 1979 at the age of 27. He was Deputy National  Publicity Secretary of liberal convention & National Publicity Secretary of NRC.

Okupe was the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan. Before his recent appointment by former President Jonathan in the year 2012, Doyin Okupe was a spokesman for former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State in the year 2003.

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Dr. Okupe, who is a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was actually the Special Adviser on Media to President Olusegun Obasanjo from the inception of that administration in the year 1999.

During the Johnathan’s administration, Doyin Okupe was also appointed a member of the publicity committee of the Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential campaign council in the year 2011.

At the 2011 presidential primaries, Okupe was appointed one of the spokesmen of the President’s campaign organization

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