2023: Jonathan backs Atiku-Okowa presidential bid
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has endorsed the candidacy of Atiku Abubakar and Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party for the positions of President and Vice President respectively in the coming 2023 elections.
Jonathan revealed this when a PDP delegation led by Okowa as well as Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State visited him in Abuja, Wednesday evening.
In a video going viral on social media, Jonathan described Governor Okowa of Delta State as Nigeria’s incoming Vice President.
He further stated that he was willing and ready to support and work for the success of the PDP in the 2023 elections, as he wished the party members success in all their endeavours “especially those who want to represent us from next year (2023).”
Raising Okowa’s hand, Jonathan called him “our incoming Vice President.”
On his part, Governor Okowa said it was important to seek the support of President Jonathan and with his blessing, the party was poised for victory in February.