Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and former speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara have been excluded from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council for the 2023 general elections.
Also included in the list is Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, who fell out with Tinubu in the months leading up to the Osun governorship election.
James Faleke, secretary, APC presidential campaign council, released the list in Abuja on Friday.
The names were contained in a list released by the secretary, APC presidential campaign council in Abuja on Friday.
Also excluded from the list are: Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation, and Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, former minister of state for education.
Dogara and Lawal have been at loggerheads with the ruling party over its choice of Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima.
Meanwhile, governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong retained his position as director-general of the campaign council while Adams Oshiomhole, former APC chairman, and Bayo Onanuga are listed as the deputy director-general (operations) and director of media and publicity, respectively.
The list also includes names of serving and former governors, ministers, senators and other key stakeholders of the APC