PDP Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu has again, made a statement about the candidate of the PDP and his presidential running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa who happens to be the governor of Delta State.
Ifeanyi Okowa was recently selected as the presidential running mate of Atiku Abubakar by the candidate of the party after many meetings behind closed doors.
Details claimed that there had been rumors in the past regarding the number of PDP stakeholders who took part in the running mate selection process.
Rumors claimed that the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom revealed that about 14 out of the 17 stakeholders of the PDP voted in support of Governor Wike to become the presidential running mate of Atiku Abubakar but in a later statement, that Atiku Abubakar made it known in an interview that the PDP stakeholders only recommended 3 names out of which he picked one.
Atiku Abubakar had revealed that he picked Ifeanyi Okowa to be his running mate because he is very easy to work with. A few weeks after the statement of Atiku Abubakar, the chairman of the PDP revealed another reason why members of the PDP picked Ifeanyi Okowa to be the running mate of Atiku Abubakar after the end of the PDP presidential primary.
According to a report from Naija News, the chairman of the PDP spoke at an event organized for Christian leaders on Tuesday. He explained that members of the PDP had serious meetings before the party finally settled for the governor of Delta State.