Mr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is charged to court by the Nigeria main anti corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for N7.7 billion fraud has been appointed a member of Buhari campaign team.
Kalu was a former governor of Abia state and has since he left office been charged for the diversion and misappropriation of public funds.
The former governor who is supposed to be in Nigeria facing trail has departed the country on the claim of medical trip abroad.
In the campaign team, Salamatu Baiwa Umar, women leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is the national coordinator.
Binta Muazu is deputy national coordinator, north, while Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagu, special assistant to the president on justice reforms, is deputy national coordinator, south.
Mairo Al-Makura, wife of Nasarawa governor, and Adejoke O. Adefulure will serve as vice-chairpersons of north and south respectively.
Some governors’ wives such as Rashida Bello (Kogi), Zainab Bagudu (Kebbi), Nkechi Okorocha (Imo) and Florence Ajimobi (Oyo) will serve as zonal leaders of the north-central, north-east, north-west, south-east and south-west respectively.
Others members of the campaign are are Mohammed Mahmud; Pauline Tallen; Naajatu Mohammed; Pat Utomi; Nasiru Ladan; Tonye Princewill; Festus Keyamo; Muniz Banire; Muhammadu Dodo; Baba Jidda; Deborah Iliya; Suzanne Aderonke Folarin; Ayuba Ngbako; Terry Waya; Mahmud Shinkafi; and Ibrahim Dasuki-Nakande