PDP announce Atiku’s running mate in 48 hours


People Democratic Party set to announce the person who will serve as running mate to its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in 48 hours time, this paper has learnt.

The chairman of the party, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, made this known shortly before meeting with members of the committee set up to assist the party’s presidential candidate chose running mate.

The opposition party is reportedly torn between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as its vice presidential candidate.

The panel, comprising former and serving governors, members of the party’s National Working Committee and members of the Board of Trustees, was established last week.

They are meant to come up with a running mate for the party’s flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, by the end of the week.