BREAKING: PDP Names Management Team For Dino Melaye Guber Campaign



Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, September 5, announced the management team of its state campaign council.

The council, which is chaired by the former governor of the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, also has Prince Inuwa Iyodo as the Director-General.
The other positions and the respective holders are:
1. Hon Abdulrahman Badamasuiy, Deputy Director General (Communications)
2.Hon Umar Ahmed Imam, Deputy Director General (Administration and Finance)
3.Dr Gideon Ojata, Deputy Director General (Strategy)
4.Hon Musa Ahmadu, Special Adviser (Administration and Finance)
5.Chief John Odawn, Special Adviser ( Contact and Mobilisation)
6.Hon Moses Ado Okino, Special Adviser (Strategy)
The Director General, Prince Inuwa Iyodo, a former aspirant to the seat of the Governor of Kogi State, hails from Egume in Dekina Local Government of Kogi State.

Beyond his political exposure, Prince Iyodo holds an MBA from ABU Zaria. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the National Institute of Credit Administration, and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

He rose to the position of General Manager and Head of Department of Finance in the public service before he retired in December 2018. He is a certified Corporate Governance expert certified by INSEAD Fontainbleau France.
Abdulrahman Badamasuiy, the Deputy Director General, Communications, came into political limelight when he was appointed Caretaker chairman ADAVI LGA in 2003 and later elected as Executive chairman (2004- 2007).
He served as commissioner for Environment 2008 before he was deployed to Kogi State Pension Board as Executive Chairman till 2011. He was elected to the National House of Representatives (2011 – 2015).
He has handled various party assignments, serving as Chairman National assembly primaries in Kwara State (2015), Secretary, Caretaker committee for PDP, Kwara State ( 2017), Chairman, bye- election primary in Kwara State (2019), Deputy Director General, Kogi governorship campaign (2015), Deputy Director General, Kogi governorship campaign (2019), and Director-General Kogi Central Senatorial Campaign (2023).

The Deputy Director General Administration and Finance. Hon. Umar Ahmed Imam, a founding member of the APC in Kogi State was elected Member, representing Lokoja 1, State Constituency in the Kogi state House of Assembly in 2015.
He was later elected Speaker of the sixth Assembly in Kogi state. He is presently a proud member of PDP. He had a stint in the Civil Service for about seventeen years at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) from 1993-2009.

He had his B.A, 2007, M.A. 2009, in History and Strategic Studies in the prestigious University of Lagos (Unilag).
He had planned to pursue academics, having prepared for a Ph.D. registration but abandoned it for a political calling.

Rt. Hon Imam is bringing into the campaign a good reputation for political mobilisation and intellectual acumen. Dr Gideon Enema Ojata, the Deputy Director General, Strategy, hails from Agojeju Ejule (Omache District) of Ofu LGA, Kogi State.

He was among the 9 contestants that ran along with Senator Dino Melaye in the 2023 PDP Gubernatorial Primary Election in Kogi State.

A truly detribalised politician, Dr Ojata has the enviable record of supporting Senator Dino Melaye right from the conclusion of the Primary Election till date. Before his foray into politics, he had earned his first Degree in Agricultural Economics and Masters and PhD. in Industrial Psychology.

The former Banker was adjudged as one of the best bankers in his times with various awards back to back.




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