By Suoyo Ekubo
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put together a committee to screen its vice presidential candidate for the 2023 presidential election.
Even though the party is yet to officially announce the vice presidential candidate, Daily Trust gathered that it has zeroed in on Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike.
However in a statement, Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary of the main opposition party, said the committee was pursuant to Part VI, Paragraph 14 of the the Electoral Guidelines of the Party.
Ologunagba said the National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the nomination of the Party members to serve on the Vice Presidential Candidate Screening Committee for the screening/verifying of the nominated Vice Presidential Candidate of our Party for the 2023 general elections.
According to him, the screening exercise will hold at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
The committee is expected to be chaired by Chief Tom Ikimi, with other members as Capt. Idris Wada (rtd), Chief Osita Chidoka, Rt. Hon. Binta Bello, Rt. Hon. Austin Opara, Prof. Aisha Madawaki and H.E. Fidelis Tapgun.