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PDP: Close door meeting ongoing to select Atiku’s running mate



A close door meeting is currently ongoing by the members of committee set up for the selection of an appropriate running mate for  the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

The National Chairman of the party, Senator Iyiochia Ayu was also reported to be part of the closed door meeting that is said to have just begun at the party’s National Secretariat.

The meeting also has in attendance, the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal; Bauchi State Governor,  Bala Mohammed; former Senate President, David Mark; former Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko; former Cross River State Governor, Liyel Imoke, and Senator Philip Aduda, among others.

Recall that after the primaries, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, gave Friday June 17, 2022 as a deadline for political parties to send the names of their presidential candidates and running mates.

It also issued Friday, July 15, 2022 as a deadline for the parties to submit names of gubernatorial candidates and their running mates.