A lot of Nigerians shared their opinions following online speculations that a PDP committee had nominated Governor Wike as the running mate of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Hitvibz gathered that Nyesom Wike is the primary choice to pair with Atiku Abubakar as running mate, after a panel of opposition politicians recommended the Rivers state governor.
The panel noted that the Rivers governor will fare better for the ticket as vice-presidential candidate than his main competitors.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta was suggested as the second-best politician to pair with Mr Abubakar, while Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom was suggested as the third-best politician.
Many social media users have criticized the outcome as a horrible idea. Some believe that if both men win, they will be too preoccupied with fighting one other to improve the country.
JUST IN: PDP committee recommends Wike as Atiku’s vice-presidential candidate https://t.co/6CxjacGt8C
— Peoples Gazette (@GazetteNGR) June 14, 2022
Others believe the governor would be more effective as a campaign director general.
Some Port Harcourt residents who spoke to our correspondent disagreed, claiming that if his party wins the election, Governor Wike has the capacity to serve as Vice President and improve the country.
Everywhere in Port Harcourt this morning, is filled with wild jubilation over the News of Wike becoming Atiku's VP
— Godfather of PortHarcourt 🎩 (@Mr_Pucca) June 15, 2022
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