Foremost industrialist and former presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has been appointed to lead a 60-man National Presidential Nomination Council by the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Organisation.
The council which was inaugurated by former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has members drawn across the 36 states of the country.
Among them are; Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the Director General of the campaign, Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, Dr. Okesilie Nwodo, both former chairmen of the party, former governors Ibrahim Shema (Katsina), Idris Wada (Kogi), Babangida Aliyu (Niger), former ministers Prof ABC Nwosu, Helen Esuene, Bala Mohammed, Stella Omu, Chief Dubem Onyia.
Others are, Chief Ugochukwu Onyeama, Prof Sam Oyovbare, Senator Said Kumo, Bala Mande, Dr Abimbola Ogunkelu, Jumoke Akinjide, Mulikat Akande, Senator Aniete Okon and Sen Ben Murray Bruce among others.
Iwuanyanwu in an acceptance speech on behalf of council members charged the PDP to be cautious in the selection process of its presidential candidate.