Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has appointed Mr. Kolawole Stephen Ologbondiyan, former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP as one of his spokesperson for the 2023 presidential campaign.
According to a statement by the Atiku’s Media Adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, the appointment takes effect immediately.
“Ologbondiyan joins other spokespersons earlier appointed by the presidential candidate to project the unique selling points of Atiku Abubakar and keep the electorate updated about goings on in the campaign,” the statement partly read.
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Ologbondiyan was former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP (Dec. 2017-Dec. 2021). He was Director of Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Council (2019 Presidential Election) and now member of National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party.
He was Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark (2007-2015).
Mr Ibe’s brief communique further stated that “Ologbondiyan is a highly experienced journalist endowed with requisite skills of communication.
“He rose through the ranks from being Proof Reader and Production Editor to becoming Assistant Politics Editor, Politics Editor, Group Politics Editor, Deputy Editor (Daily) and Digital Editor (Online) of the THISDAY Newspapers.
“He is married to Omolola Jackline and blessed with children.”