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2023: Why I chose Gov Okowa as my running mate – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has officially confirmed Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate.

The unveiling took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.

Okowa and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State were initially pencilled down for the role of Atiku’s running mate.

Speaking during the unveiling, the former Vice President said his running mate must be able to speak his mind freely.

He also said Okowa must be ready to work with him at all times.

Atiku said the decision of his “running mate was a difficult decision, but I’m not afraid to take such decisions.”

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