Sokoto State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Aminu Tambuwal, has appointed Dr. Okey Ikechukwu as the spokesperson and head of Media and Strategic Communications for his 2019 presidential campaign.
Ikechukwu is charged with overseeing media contents and output related to Tambuwal’s Presidential Project.
He is an experienced public and security communications expert, leadership and governance consultant, public speaker, trainer and life coach.
Ikechukwu has held senior positions in the public and private sectors at the highest levels as well as board positions and chaired government’s reform committees and other initiatives.
He was, at various times, lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Lagos, Chairman Editorial Board and Editorial Page Editor of The Comet Newspapers, member, and later Acting Chairman, Editorial Board and Editorial Page Editor of The Guardian.
Ikechukwu was also a member of Daily Trust Newspapers Editorial Board and had served as Chief of Staff/Special Assistant to Minister of Information and National Orientation.