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OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by dipoolowoo: 1:19am On Oct 08, 2018
By Peter Albert

Following the landslide victory of Mr Abubakar Atiku as the flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, information available to us reveal that the jostling for who will be his running mate has reached fever-pitch.

According to sources close to Mr Atiku, he has referred the question of who will be his running mate to the party elders to decide.

This, many believe, would serve to heal any wounds that may have arisen from his landslide victory over Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, who had been enjoying the unhinged support of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the state delegates loyal to him.

There are many eminent PDP members across the country who are qualified for the role but discussions with top PDP apparatchiks at the venue of the just-concluded PDP National Convention revealed that the front runners for the position of Vice Presidential candidate are Otunba Gbenga Daniel (OGD), Governor Nyesom Wike, former Governor Peter Obi, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Govornors Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.

OGD is a former two-term Governor of Ogun State and the Director General of the Atiku Campaign Organization who was able to garner the delegates from the south west states, except Ekiti State delegates, to deliver block votes for Mr Atiku at the primaries.

He is believed to be more suited for the job as he would be able to reduce the votes to and the dominance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south west states. He would also balance the influence of the current Vice President to President Buhari who is also from Ogun State.

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State was the only Governor that openly supported Mr Atiku and mobilized support from fellow PDP Governors, in direct opposition to people like Mr Wike who publicly supported Mr Tambuwal.

Governor Dickson’s unalloyed support for Mr Atiku also contributed to his recent victory as the presidential candidate of the PDP.

Mr Dickson has been a stabilizing factor in the Niger Delta and is widely accepted as a grassroots politician with strong ties with the Yorubas being that his grandmother is from Ogun State.

His giant strides in various sectors in Bayelsa State continue to stand him in good stead as a purveyor of peace and development to the people in general.

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the renowned Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy in President Goodluck Jonathan’s Government. She comes with immense experience and capacity together with a largely unblemished public service record.

Though not a politician, her candidacy should put presidential hopefuls from the south east states at ease as she would not be competing with them to take over from Mr Atiku at the end of his single term plan. She would also help to rein in sympathetic votes from Nigerian women across party lines and ethnic or tribal affiliations.

Governor Wike is arguably the latter day leader of the PDP who has fought to steady the course of the party in the last turbulent years after the loss of the presidency to the APC. Though he did not support Mr Atiku in the primaries, pundits say that his control of the party systems through his appointed Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus, is very strong.

Mr Fayose is the current Governor of Ekiti State who stepped down from the presidential primaries race ostensibly to support Mr Tambuwal. Despite the fact that his candidate lost the governorship elections to the APC candidate, pundits say he still commands a lot of support in the south west states.

Mr Fayose, though considered a rabble-rouser by a cross section of the society for his many verbal engagements, should therefore help the PDP garner votes in the south west states as Vice Presidential candidate to Mr Atiku.

Last but not the least is Dr Peter Obi. He is the immediate past and very successful governor of Anambra State. Mr Obi brings economic sagacity and an unblemished public service record to the table but may raise fears from other possible successors to Mr Atiku at the end of the single term as being vice president would put him in pole position to take over.

https://www.businesspost.ng/2018/10/08/ogd-dickson-iweala-fayose-others-make-atikus-vp-list/

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by sarrki(m): 1:28am On Oct 08, 2018
Criminal President choosing among criminal vps

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by Racoon(m): 1:30am On Oct 08, 2018
Atiku/Fayose, NOI/Atiku, Atiku/Peter Obi, Atiku/Donald Duke.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by sarrki(m): 1:30am On Oct 08, 2018
Ngozi that ruined our economy
It will never be well with Pdp

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by slivertongue: 1:32am On Oct 08, 2018
Obi
Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by EmekaMD(m): 1:40am On Oct 08, 2018
lipsrsealed
Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by MayorofLagos(m): 1:42am On Oct 08, 2018
Atiku is a businessman and Im sure he knows how to calculate and diminish risks without being told. But thats in business. This is politics and the man is a political failure and will need help to navigate along. Someone need to shout to him that Ndibo is a political risk. Omo ibo support will bring loss. No Ibo VP. A word is enough for the wise.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by AskProf: 1:43am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Criminal President choosing among criminal vps


"Why do you look so sad & forsaken"? Mallam Sarrki...

"If you get down & you quarrel everyday,
You're saying prayers to the devil I say.
Make way, for the positive day b'cos it's a new day...
Oh! What a new day."

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by MayorofLagos(m): 1:43am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Ngozi that ruined our economy
It will never be well with Pdp

Ngozi will not even dare step foot here anyway even if selected. Buhari dey wait for am.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 1:44am On Oct 08, 2018
I am 100% proud Igbo, but strategically, Fayose will be a better choice.
Igbos trust Fayose more than some efulefu Igbo men like Orji Kalu, and Okorohausa, etc!
Go Fayose!

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by iLoveAnambra(m): 1:45am On Oct 08, 2018
Atiku/Peter Obi 2019...ebeano

lets Atikulate come FailBuhari 2019

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by iLoveAnambra(m): 1:46am On Oct 08, 2018
naijaking1:
I am 100% proud Igbo, but strategically, Fayose will be a better choice.
Igbos trust Fayose more than some efulefu Igbo men like Orji Kalu, and Okorohausa, etc!
Go Fayose!
u ar not Igbo but an Afonja

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by EmekaMD(m): 1:47am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Ngozi that ruined our economy
It will never be well with Pdp
LoL.. your madam Kemi is still hiding under some cupboards in London, while NOI is making giants strides all over the world..

Be the judge, who would you advise your daughter to look up to? The woman that fakes everything, including accent, Nysc cert, hair style or the woman receiving accolades home and abroad for her ingenuity?

Lie and thunder will strike you.. your daughter will actually send you the thunder herself for wishing her evil

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 1:48am On Oct 08, 2018
iLoveAnambra:
u ar not Igbo but an Afonja

Anu ohia s'nike eri nri!

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by EmekaMD(m): 1:48am On Oct 08, 2018
MayorofLagos:
Atiku is a businessman and Im sure he knows how to calculate and diminish risks without being told. But thats in business. This is politics and the man is a political failure and will need help to navigate along. Someone need to shout to him that Ndibo is a political risk. Omo ibo support will bring loss. No Ibo VP. A word is enough for the wise.
are you guys also interested in the VP of a party you called corrupt? Chai Yorubas and double mouth eehh..

See we despise APC and don't ever wanna come close to them

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by iLoveAnambra(m): 1:48am On Oct 08, 2018
MayorofLagos:
Atiku is a businessman and Im sure he knows how to calculate and diminish risks without being told. But thats in business. This is politics and the man is a political failure and will need help to navigate along. Someone need to shout to him that Ndibo is a political risk. Omo ibo support will bring loss. No Ibo VP. A word is enough for the wise.
U love Buhari and APC.. why do you support SW VP??



now i know..Afonja/Alimi/Ilorin story..

wicked backstabbers

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by iLoveAnambra(m): 1:50am On Oct 08, 2018
naijaking1:

Anu ohia s'nike eri nri!
google translation wont help you..
ewu..otolo na enwero nwanne ma nwanna gbagbue gi.. ezi ofia

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 1:54am On Oct 08, 2018
MayorofLagos:
Atiku is a businessman and Im sure he knows how to calculate and diminish risks without being told. But thats in business. This is politics and the man is a political failure and will need help to navigate along. Someone need to shout to him that Ndibo is a political risk. Omo ibo support will bring loss. No Ibo VP. A word is enough for the wise.

Tribalism will not even let you see reason.
Tribe, tribe, and more tribe is all you see.
Luckily, Atiku is probably smarter than people like you.
Choosing a strong SW politician is not because there no Igbos that qualify, but because it will solidly serve to neutralize Osinbanjo and Tinubu.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by Validated: 1:54am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Criminal President choosing among criminal vps

We prefer a "criminal" forward looking president to a self righteous backward leadership. Plunging Nigeria into two recessions with a third loading plus making Nigeria the capital of poverty is an unrivaled achievement world over, courtesy of your Mr. Integrity whose wife's ADC is N2.5B rich, children are directors in NNPC and son rides a $50000 bike!

Unfortunately, some people are employed on salary of N360k per annum to white-wash their sins! Height of stupidity

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by kukukeemee: 1:54am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Ngozi that ruined our economy
It will never be well with Pdp

What are you saying? Somebori that told the government what to do but was blatantly ignored... Dont forget she is the one who initiated all the savings we had from obasanjo's regime. ode

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 1:55am On Oct 08, 2018
iLoveAnambra:
google translation wont help you..

ewu..otolo na enwero nwanne ma nwanna gbagbue gi.. ezi ofia

Obu kini?
I gukwara Ogbalu?

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by iLoveAnambra(m): 1:58am On Oct 08, 2018
naijaking1:

Obu kini? I gukwara Ogbalu?
lols Evidence that you are from Wasteland

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 2:05am On Oct 08, 2018
iLoveAnambra:
lols Evidence that you are from Wasteland

Isuchago Igbo? Ogwugo g'na onu?
Wata ewigi uburu!

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by naijaking1: 2:09am On Oct 08, 2018
Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by Iwanttoto: 2:31am On Oct 08, 2018
naijaking1:
I am 100% proud Igbo, but strategically, Fayose will be a better choice.
Igbos trust Fayose more than some efulefu Igbo men like Orji Kalu, and Okorohausa, etc!
Go Fayose!

Fayose fit dey insides prisin b4 elecsion start. So he not be gud shoise.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by godfatherx: 2:52am On Oct 08, 2018
naijaking1:
I am 100% proud Igbo, but strategically, Fayose will be a better choice.
Igbos trust Fayose more than some efulefu Igbo men like Orji Kalu, and Okorohausa, etc!
Go Fayose!
I'm 100% Yoruba and I think Fayose is a bad choice, Atiku doesn't need a popular name for running mate, his clout is enough, I will suggest he goes for a flawless technocrat who has never held elective office.
All known politician fraternizing with him at the moment, are with too much baggage, which might weigh both of them down.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by SOFTENGR: 3:08am On Oct 08, 2018
sarrki:
Ngozi that ruined our economy
It will never be well with Pdp
Zombie will always remain a zombie

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by KanwuliaMama: 3:10am On Oct 08, 2018
Good idea to defer to the party! kiss
Let the party make that choice! kiss
Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by NonsoWow: 3:42am On Oct 08, 2018
Atiku will most likely pick someone from southwest, particularly from ogun state and who is close to OBJ to reassure his ex-boss that he isn't coming after him.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by MayorofLagos(m): 4:25am On Oct 08, 2018
godfatherx:

I'm 100% Yoruba and I think Fayose is a bad choice, Atiku doesn't need a popular name for running mate, his clout is enough, I will suggest he goes for a flawless technocrat who has never held elective office.
All known politician fraternizing with him at the moment, are with too much baggage, which might weigh both of them down.

Outside of iboland what clout does Atiku possess anywhere else? He cant even engineer a win for his candidate in Adamawa, his state.

Atiku does not understand politics, he will need a strong politician and bridge builder. He doesnt understand international relations, he will need a strong diplomat. The man has zero clue about economy and markets, he will need a strong and proven market leader to guide him. He lacks idea on what to do to secure NE, he will need strong security specialists and intelligence professional.

He will need help with his domestic affairs as well. Which of his four wives will be first lady? This yeye man is behind and need to hurry up and get himself ready. Not that he will win but he can at least understand and appreciate the struggle of political risks first hand.

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by blackpanda: 4:30am On Oct 08, 2018
Pls pick fayose

That will help to secure atikus defeat! grin

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Re: OGD, Dickson, Iweala, Fayose, Others Make Atiku’s VP List by Dandsome: 4:31am On Oct 08, 2018
Watching

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