Doyin Okupe Resigns As The DG Of Peter Obi/Datti Presidential Campaign

The Director General of Peter  Obi/Datti Presidential Campaign, Doyin Okupe has stepped down as the director of the campaign following his recent ordeal.

Doyin Okupe who was born on 22 March 1952 and a native of Ogun State served as the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Olusegun Obasanjo and Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan.

He was reportedly jailed for two years with an option of fine by a Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday after being found guilty on a total of 26 counts – from counts 34 to 59 of the charges against him.

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Mr Doyin Okupe announced his resignation through his twitter handle with the caption, “It’s time to step aside. But I am with PO and the Obidients and the Presidential Campaigns till God gives us victory in Jesus Name.”

He also attached an official resignation letter that states, “You will recall I briefed you yesterday about my personal travails in seeking justice and clearing my name using the Nigerian Legal System to pursue same,”

“I have invested too much energy in your campaign to allow my personal travails to become a source of distraction.”

“In the circumstance, I have opted to step aside and plead that you appoint a new Campaign DG, who can continue the assignment with zero distractions.”


Doyin Okupe

His resignation has brought about many reactions from the obidient family as many of them reiterate their support for Peter Obi.

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