Names Of Nominees Submitted To Tinubu For APC Vice Presidential Candidate Revealed
The names of the nominees earlier submitted to Bola Ahmed Tinubu to pick his vice presidential candidate from have been revealed.
Recall that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, had on Sunday announced the former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, as his running mate for the 2023 general elections.
According to Daily Trust, the Planning and Strategy Committee of the Tinubu Campaign Organisation (TCO) recommended eleven names for Tinubu to choose from as his running mate.
It said that the committee was headed by the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal.
The newspaper stated that the committee recommended seven persons from the North East and four persons from the North West geopolitical zones.
It was learned that the panel did not recommend any person from the North Central geopolitical zone because the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, is from the region.
Below are the names of the nominees recommended as Tinubu’s running mate.
North East region
Former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima
Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara
Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed
Ambassador Fatima Balla
Senator Anthony Manzo
North West region
Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai
Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu
Former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko
Hajiya Najatu Mohammed.