With the appointment of the All Progressives Congress (APC) publicity secretary as a minister in the president Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet, three chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are jostling for the position of the National Publicity Secretary, it was learnt yesterday.

The aspirants are Mr. Sola Lawal, the Publicity Secretary of the Ogun State chapter, his Lagos State counterpart, Comrade Joe Igbokwe, and Mr. Fasakin.

The Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, is expected to resign from the position, following his appointment as a minister.
Lawal has served as Publicity Secretary in Ogun State for six years. Also, Igbokwe has served as Publicity Secretary since 2007. However, the rights activist, who has not declared his bid, is being persuaded by his colleagues across the federation.

A party source told The Nation: “The position will be vacant by the end of the month. There is nothing on ground to show that the deputy publicity secretary, Timi Frank, will step into Lai Mohammed’s shoes. The party will look for a professional and an astute politician to do the job. Also, zoning may not favour the deputy publicity secretary.” 

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