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Politics of Monday, 13 June 2022

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Atiku vows to consult PDP hierarchy on choice of running mate

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said he will pick a formidable candidate as the party looks to clinch victory in the general elections in 2023.

Atiku who said the party has a lot of tested and reliable politicians who can be potential vice presidents also promised to carry the party’s stakeholders along in deciding his running mate.

In a statement on Sunday titled, ‘Let Us Activate the Atikulator Drive’, the PDP presidential candidate said: “Throughout the week, I have been busy in meetings with different layers of stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

“The objective behind these meetings, among other things, is to strengthen the unity in our party and to make sure that everyone is carried along in the critical decisions that we shall be making on the campaign in the coming days.

“Of course, all eyes are on us about the choice that we shall take in picking a run­ning mate for the ticket. It is perhaps the most critical de­cision that any serious candi­date should take seriously.

“And, of course, the PDP has a reservoir of reliable hands that fit the bill. The task ahead of us requires that we run with all of our energies in order to make the right kind of impact in this campaign.

“The leadership of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party, and I contin­ue to work to present to you a formidable running mate for our ticket.”

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