2019: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate
Former Vice-President and People’s Democratic Party(PDP) Presidential flag bearer for 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar has picked a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi as his running mate.
According to Nigeria Today source, Atiku made the decision after consulting widely with the national leadership of PDP and other political stakeholders in the Country.
Our source disclosed that Atiku who meet with Peter Obi earlier today decided to go for him because of his track record and wealth of experience in economy and diplomacy.
“We had a long list of possible choices, but we narrowed it down to Obi. We considered Obi because Nigeria needs to get working again.” the source noted.
Obi who had that Atiku was a master in wealth creation disclosed that Atiku has the burning desire to leave a footprint in the sand of time
“Atiku’s wealth of experience, track record of wealth-creation, knack for identifying excellence among excellent people, detribalised nature and perfect understanding of the ills of the country”, the former VP had all it takes to restore the nation’s glory.” Obi said
“Having personally followed him in the past six months, listened and interacted with him on a number of issues negatively affecting our society, I observe in him a person who has the burning desire to leave a footprint in the sands of time”, he added.