Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has picked Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as running mate.
In his address to members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) at the party headquarters, Atiku said ahead of his nomination, he had consulted with all stakeholders party.
He also said party unity is critical for good campaign and ruling the country and as such very happy to announce the running mate today.
He must have the “potential to suicide me at a moment notice, must have qualities of a president.”
Others reportedly shortlisted for screening were Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike and the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel.
Abubakar on Saturday, May 28, emerged as the PDP candidate for 2023 presidential election.
Abubakar scored 371 votes to emerge as the party’s candidate defeating his close contender, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, who polled 237 votes.
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