Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Bode Ojomu has joined the race for the party’s National Publicity Secretary at the National Convention billed for August 17, at Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
According to a statement obtained by BBN, Ojomu who hails from Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara State, North Central, Nigeria said he’s “going into the race to enhance the rebuilding the party and return it to the people.”
Ojomu would be going head to head with the likes of Lere Olayinka, Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s Media aide as well as Sola Kuti who is one of those clamouring for the emergence of Raymond Dokpesi as Chairman of the party.
The statement signed by Ayodele Samuel Ayokunle discloses that “Bode Ojomu had been a tested student activist at national level before his admission into the University of lbadan, having participated actively in NANS as Speaker of Oyo State College of Arts and Science, Ile-Ife.”
“He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and B.A. Hons in language and Communication Arts and his a member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). During the tenure of Chief Barrabas Gemade as National Chairman, Bode was appointed as a Member of the PDP National Committee on Media and Publicity to formulate a Media Policy for the Party.”
The politician who was the Director, Media and Publicity of Bukola Saraki’s Gubernatorial campaign in 2003 rose to Deputy National Publicity Secretary and was made acting National Publicity Secretary for 3 months in 2004-2005.