Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally named Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as his running mate.
Atiku unveiled Okowa at the PDP headquarters in Abuja, on Thursday, June 16.
Okowa and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike were considered the favourites for the job of Atiku’s running mate before the pronouncement.
During the unveiling, the former Vice President stated that his running mate must have the freedom to express himself.
Atiku also stated that the Delta State Governor must be willing to collaborate with him at all times.
The PDP presidential candidate stated his “running mate’s decision was a difficult one, but I’m not frightened to make such judgments.”