Northern leader warns Atiku against dropping Okowa as running-mate




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By Jimitota Onoyume

Warri: Northern leader, Alhaji Musa Saidu has warned the presidential standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku not to succumb to pressure to drop his running mate, governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state.

Alhaji Saidu who is the
Coordinator Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in southern Nigeria and Leader of Arewa in the South said if Atiku dare drop Okowa , northerners would vote massively against him.

He said governor Okowa had carried on his political activities in the country without hurling insults at the north , adding that Okowa had shown that he is a grassroots politician with so much political maturity.

” Presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku should not drop governor Ifeanyi Okowa under any threat Okowa is a very cultured man. He has never insulted the north . He has never called the north beggars. Those talking against…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper