Former PDP National Chairman, Audu Ogbe will on January 4th, inaugurate the sale of five million tubers of yam donated by farmers to raise N5 billion for the Buhari/Osinbajo presidential campaign.
Felicia Yakzum, Public Relations Officer of APC Micro Finance Cooperative Society Ltd, said in a statement on Thursday in Jos that the sales would commence at Mararaban Demshin in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau.
She said that APC had organised a New Year wrestling tournament and the “Job Opportunities for Osinbajo and Buhari Supporters (JOOBS)” would also be inaugurated.
Yakzum said Ogbe was behind the yam initiative and has been appointed chairman for the sales.
The spokesperson said JOOBS on the other hand, would create opportunities to unemployed youths nationwide to be engaged meaningfully to enhance their lives.
Yakzum said, “we have constituted a committee charged with the responsibility of creating job opportunities for youth supporters of the Muhammadu Buhari/ Yemi Osinbajo ticket.”
She said those targeted were secondary school leavers, retrenched workers, pensioners, physically challenged persons, and the internally displaced with valid voter’s cards.