PDP To Announce Running Mate To Its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Tomorrow, June 16
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will tomorrow, Thursday, the 16th day of June announce the running mate to its presidential candidate, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
The party’s National Chairman, Iyiochia Ayu, disclosed this in Abuja before the commencement of a committee saddled with the responsibility of picking the vice-presidential candidate. According to reports, those who are lobbying for the slot include the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his Delta State counterpart, Ifeanyi Okowa. Ayu explained that the meeting was in furtherance of consultations aimed at arriving at a choice which Nigerians would be glad to elect into office.
As a result, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP has approved composition of a committee that will screen the party’s nominated vice presidential candidate. According to the National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, members of the committee include the Chairman, High Chief Tom Ikimi; Secretary, Dr. Akilu Indabawa; Administrative Secretary, Sunday Omobo amongst others. Meanwhile, the screening exercise will be held at the National Working Committee Hall, Wadata Plaza, Abuja by 10am prompt.