By Ibrahim Danlami
Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has vowed to pick somebody who is formidable as his running mate.
Atiku promised to carry the party’s stakeholders along in deciding who becomes his running mate.
In a statement on Sunday titled, ‘Let Us Activate the Atikulator Drive’, the PDP Presidential Candidate said PDP has a lot of tested and reliable party men who can serve as his running mate.
“Throughout the week, I have been busy in meetings with different layers of stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
“The objective behind these meetings, among other things, is to strengthen the unity in our party and to make sure that everyone is carried along in the critical decisions that we shall be making on the campaign in the coming days.
“Of course, all eyes are on us about the choice that we shall take in picking a running mate for the ticket. It is perhaps the most critical decision that any serious candidate should take seriously.
“And, of course, the PDP has a reservoir of reliable hands that fit the bill. The task ahead of us requires that we run with all of our energies in order to make the right kind of impact in this campaign.
“The leadership of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party, and I will continue to work to present to you a formidable running mate for our ticket,” he said.