Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has selected Delta state governor Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate.
Atiku told members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) on Thursday at the party headquarters that he had conferred with all party organs.
He also stated that party unity is essential for a successful campaign.
He stated that he wanted everyone who was recommended to work with him was competent, but he settled for someone “with the potential to succeed me.”
“I am pleased to introduce Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as my running mate for vice president. I am delighted to introduce the one who will be by my side. I eagerly anticipate touring our wonderful nation with you, interacting with all Nigerians, and creating a shared future of peace, unity, and prosperity for everyone. As One, We Can Accomplish It.”