2023: PDP Reps Caucus moves to endorse Wike as Atiku’s running mate

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Caucus in the House of Representatives has initiated moves to endorse the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike as the running mate of Atiku Abubakar, the party’s 2023 presidential flagbearer.

According to Mr. Busayo Oluwole Oke, a member of the caucus, a meeting will be convened today to deliberate and decide on the matter

Oke, who currently chairs the House Committee on Public Accounts, explained that the members, comprising party faithful across the six geopolitical zones want to endorse Wike.

“We, the Progressives at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, under the umbrella of our great party, the PDP, are meeting on Monday in Abuja to endorse the candidature of the River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as the vice presidential candidate of our party.”

“We have
been watching with keen interest all his activities over the years. We have also assessed his ability and capability in all the spheres of life, and we have seen in him all what the party needs to win the presidential poll in 2023. With our presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku, leading, we have total confidence in the duo.”

“Wike’s achievements as governor of River State is of public knowledge and towers above others in the land. He is a fighter for true federalism, highly detribalised, and defender of our constitution.”

“While we respect the right of the presidential candidate to choose the person he wants, his decision to embark on wider consultation is commendable, and a sign of a true democrat. The caucus will meet with our presidential flag bearer to convey our position to him almost immediately.”

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