Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has been appointed the South-West campaign coordinator of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Bola Tinubu, presidential candidate of the ruling party, conveyed the appointment in a letter dated August 8 and addressed to the Ondo helmsman.

Mr Tinubu said the appointment of the governor into the Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council was because of his impressive political achievements and the exemplary leadership he had demonstrated as Governor of his state and as a party member.

“By way of this letter, we are pleased to formally convey your appointment as the Zonal Campaign Coordinator (South West) of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council,” the letter reads.

“This appointment is fitting and appropriate given your impressive political achievement and the exemplary leadership you have demonstrated as governor of your state and as a party member.

“We are grateful that you have joined our campaign team. We know you will do your utmost in this new responsibility as we conduct an effective, message-driven campaign leading us to victory in the 2023 presidential election.”