Atiku gives reason for picking Peter Obi as his running mate, APC swiped
The Presidency has taken a swipe at the PDP over picking former Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi as the running mate of Atiku Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie faulted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for allowing its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, pick Peter Obi as his running mate.
Onochie maintained that the prayer of Nigerians was responsible for PDP’s mistakes.
She stated that the opposition party first made a mistake by picking Abubakar who she described as “prince of corruption” as its Presidential candidate.
In a tweet, she insisted that the party made another mistake by allowing Abubakar pick Obi. She wrote;
“What is wrong with PDP? Nigerians don use prayers scatter dem.
“PDP chose Prince of corruption as their flag bearer.
“PDP has now chosen Gov. Peter Obi, a man who took PDP to the 3rd position behind APGA and APC in Anambra. Chai, everyone knows Gov. Obiano is Gov Obi’s husband.”
The people democratic party PDP flag bearer have earlier announced his decision why he pick former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, as his running mate.
In a statement released by the director of his campaign organization, Gbenga Daniels said:
“Obi was former Chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc and former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi,is Atiku running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Mr. Obi’s choice was largely influenced by his youthfulness, vast knowledge of global and local economics as well as being a financial expert, all experience which Nigeria is in great need at this point in time. This ticket will be able to steer our nation back on the path of progress, economic prosperity and unity.”
Peter obi was Born July 19 July, 1961, he attended the Christ the King College, Onitsha, and later proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he graduated with a bachelor of arts in philosophy.
He is also a graduate of several international and national institutions such as the Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, Columbia Business School, Institute of Management, Switzerland, Kellogg Graduate School, Oxford University and Cambridge University.