A Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Bode Ojomu, on Wednesday declared his intension to join the race for the party’s National Publicity Secretary at the National Convention billed for August 17, at Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
Ojomu who hails from Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara State, North Central, Nigeria said he’s going into the race to enhance the rebuilding the party and return it to the people.
He promised to impact and mobilize Nigerians through all forms of media to return PDP to power in 2019, rallying all media professionals in the party together.
The PDP had earlier zoned its National Publicity office to the North Central geo-political zone.
Bode Ojomu had been a tested student activist at national level before his admission into the University of lbadan, having participated actively in NANS as Speaker of Oyo State College of Arts and Science, Ile-Ife.
Bode holds a Masters’ Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and B.A. Hons in language and Communication Arts and he is a member of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
During the tenure of Chief Barrabas Gemade as National Chairman, Bode was appointed as a Member of the PDP National Committee on Media and Publicity to formulate a Media Policy for the Party.
He was the Director, Media and Publicity, MANDATE 2003 – the Governorship Campaign Organization of Dr. Bukola Saraki in Kwara State.
In 2004-2005, he served with both Chief Audu Ogbeh and Dr. Amadu Ali as Deputy National Publicity Secretary and Acting National Publicity Secretary for 3 months.
During his tenure, he participated as Member of so many important Committees including the Governor Joshua Dariye Investigation Panel under the Chairmanship of Governor Donald Duke and functions very effectively with the several Organs of the Party.