Human rights activist, Festus Keyamo has been appointed as the Director, Strategic Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign.
In a letter dated April 16 and confirmed on Keyamo’s Twitter handle, the human rights campaigner will handle President Buhari’s strategic communications ahead of, and during the general elections.
The letter read in part: “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 aid in getting the said nomination and to ensure the success of the subsequent campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Elections.”
The letter also stated that Keyamo’s appointment covers both the period before the President gets APC’s nomination and during the elections proper.
It read: “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 Elections.”