Why I chose Okowa over Wike-Atiku
Why I chose Okowa over Wike-Atiku, Former Vice President and presidential seeker of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has named Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa as his handling mate for coming time’s presidential choices.
Atiku picked Okowa on Thursday to beat the deadline given by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for political parties to choose their vice presidential campaigners on or before Friday, June 17.
Why I chose Okowa over Wike-Atiku, Speaking at the advertisement event, Atiku said making a choice between the three names had been a delicate decision.
He described Okowa as a fighter who has learned the art of politics and has been steadily rising to elevation in his state, Delta and PDP as well.
Atiku said “ I held wide consultations with colourful stakeholders in our party including our Governors, National Working Committee, Board of Trustees, and other leaders to seek their inputs and their wisdom.
“ In these consultations, I made clear that my handling mate would have the eventuality to succeed me at a moment’s notice, that is, a President- in- waiting.
“ In other words, the person must have the rates to be President. The person must have an appreciation of the deep spoilage that our country has been put into by the rudderless APC government;
understands the great suffering that utmost of our people are going through and the urgency of relieving them of that suffering; understands the critical significance of profitable growth and development to give our youthful people jobs, stopgap, and a pathway to wealth.
Why I chose Okowa over Wike-Atiku, “ The person must appreciate the critical significance of education in the development of ultramodern societies so we can prepare our youthful people to be suitable to contend in the decreasingly competitive and globalized world.
Why I chose Okowa over Wike-Atiku, “ My handling mate must understand that without security, the development will be veritably delicate because original and foreign investors who have been spooked away formerly, would not return to invest in our frugality. therefore, my handling mate will be a person who’ll stand by me as an I defy the shocking position of instability in our land.
“ As you know, the APC government went to sleep as huge swathes of our country’s home fell into the deadly hands of gangs of culprits, including those masquerading as freedom fighters or pastoralists, while our growers and genuine pastoralists are unfit to go about their businesses. The costs of precious mortal lives and parcels have been enormous.