Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has been appointed as Secretary/Director-General of campaign organisation for his re-election in 2019 of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari approved the appointment on Thursday, President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said in Abuja.
Amaechi was the Director-General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Committee in 2014 to 2015 that won the elections and brought the current administration into office.
The presidential aide disclosed that the new Director-General would announce other appointments into the campaign structure as approved by the president.
The 53-year-old was the fifth Governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015.
He was re-elected for a second term on 26 April 2011.
Amaechi was a member of the People’s Democratic Party before defecting to the All Progressives Congress on 27 November 2013. NAN