Governor of Delta State and the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Ifeanyi Okowa, has met along with his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom.
The 2 PDP leaders met on Thursday in Abuja on the inauguration of Most Reverend Daniel Okoh as the brand new president of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN).
Ortom had accused Atiku of ignoring the counsel of a committee set as much as decide the vice-presidential candidate of the social gathering for the 2023 normal elections.
The governor disclosed that the committee that he chaired submitted three names to the previous vice chairman to decide on his working mate.
Ortom mentioned that the three names despatched to Atiku have been Governor Nyesom Wike (Rivers State), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta State) and Governor Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom State).
He, nonetheless, mentioned that out of the three names, Wike was described as eminently certified, insisting that the PDP wanted the Rivers governor to clinch the 2023 presidential seat.
The PDP chieftain concluded that Atiku ought to have reached out to Wike and a few others within the social gathering earlier than he selected and introduced Okowa as his working mate.