Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s candidate for presidency in the 2023 election, named Professor Charles Okigbo as his campaign spokesperson on Friday.
Jack Obinyan, a leading supporter for the Obi-Datti Baba-Ahmed ticket, announced this development on his verified Facebook page.
Professor Okigbo is an emeritus professor of strategic communication at North Dakota State University (USA), where he studies how elections are covered by the media, how higher education institutions can raise money strategically, and how to develop leaders and effect social change.
He had previously served as Executive Coordinator of the African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, Vice President of ORBICOM, The UNESCO Think Tank at the University of Quebec, Montréal, Canada, and Registrar of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).
At the University of Nigeria (UNN), University of Lagos (UNILAG), Daystar University, Nairobi, and the University of Nairobi, Prof. Okigbo had both full-time and adjunct teaching positions. He has worked with UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO, Ford Foundation, and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung as a consultant and interim adviser.
The Don is the author of seven books, including ones on marketing, dev com, strategic health communication, and public affairs reporting.
That is the latest Naija News Today on Peter obi campaign spokesperson
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