The National Advisory Committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to choose a running mate for the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has recommended Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State as the best candidate.
Naija News reports that the National Chairman of the Party, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, had earlier set up the committee after Atiku wrote the party to help choose his running mate.
Ayu had urged the panel to come up with a name who will run on a joint ticket with Atiku in the 2023 Presidential election between Thursday and Friday.
Below are the full names of members of the committee.
Ambassador Umaru Damagun (Deputy National Chairman, North) – Chairman of the committee
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue
Governor Aminu Tambuwal Sokoto
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi
Former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu
Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido
Former Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke
Former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko
Former Senate President, David Mark
Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu
Senator Philip Aduda