Former deputy governor of Bayelsa state and two times speaker of the state house of assembly,Rt Honourable Peremobowei Ebebi has been appointed as the Director General of the campaign Organisation of the frontline aspirant for the governorship of Bayelsa State, Chief ‘Timi Alaibe.
The has announced the appointment of a former two-time Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State and a two-time Speaker of the State House of Assembly, His Excellency, Rt Hon. Peremobowei Ebebi as its Director General of the campaign organisation for the peoples democratic parties(PDP) governorship primaries.
By this appointment, Ebebi, who is a staunch member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will lead a team of other dedicated members of the Campaign Organisation towards ensuring total victory for the aspirant on September 3, when the party’s 1, 400 delegates will meet to elect the PDP’s flag bearer in the gubernatorial election.
The Administrative Secretary of the ‘Timi Alaibe Campaign Organisation, Prof Seiyefa Brisibe, stated in a press statement on Thursday that the appointment of the hugely experienced and widely respected political leader is an added advantage to the organisation that has already positioned Alaibe as the choice of the delegates.
Also appointed to run the campaign are the influential Senator Nimi Barigha-Amange as the Coordinator Bayelsa East Senatorial District; former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Chief Rufus Abadi as the Campaign Coordinator in Bayelsa Central Senatorial District; while Chief Kemi Prefa is the Campaign Coordinator in Bayelsa West Senatorial District.
Alaibe has also appointed a top female politician and first female member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Vivienne Ere, as the Campaign’s Woman Leader. She will be assisted by three other outstanding political women leaders who will lead the campaign in the three Senatorial Districts as Women Coordinators. They are: Ms Tombra Atenakpa, Woman Coordinator Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Madam Bridget Ogoi, Woman Coordinator Bayelsa Central Senatorial District; and Hon Sodaguo Festus-Omoni, Woman Coordinator Bayelsa East Senaatorial District.
All the appointments take immediate effect.