Atiku Jettisons PDP Committee Report, To Pick Okowa As Running Mate 

Atiku Jettisons PDP Committee Report, To Pick Okowa As Running Mate 

In a shock transfer, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar has picked Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa as his working mate for the 2023 presidential Election.

A {source} who spoke completely with THISNIGERIA stated that Atiku’s choice was made out of “undue pressure and conspiracy against the party’s frontline choice, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.”

The {source} added that the Vice Presidential Candidate screening train scheduled to carry at 10am on Thursday can be “a mere formality” as Atiku had already made his selection.

THISNIGERIA had reported {that a} 19-man commitee set as much as choose a working mate for Atiku had voted for Wike because the {party}’s selection, adopted by Okowa and Emmanuel Idom of Akwa Ibom state.

A {source} who spoke to THISNIGERIA stated that Wike had scored majority of the votes solid by the members of the committee led by Ambassador Umar Damagum.

Members who attended the assembly embrace: House Minority Leader, Hon. Tony Elumelu, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, former governor of Niger State, Babagida Aliyu, former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, former Cross Rivers State Governor, Liyel Imoke.

Others embrace former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko and PDP National Secretary, Sam Nwayanu, National Organising Secretary, Hon. Umar Bature, former senate president David Mark.

Source:- ThisNigeria

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