Mouthpiece NGR reports that Atiku has allegedly tried to compensate the Rivers governor, Nyesome Wike the position of petroleum ministry portfolio if he wins the 2023 presidential elections.
According to a source close to negotiation table, Atiku is trying to offer Wike the portfolio after rejecting him as his running mate.
Atiku had last week announced Ifeanyi Okowa as his his running mate after rumors that Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike had been selected by the party advisory committee as the vice presidential candidate the day before.
He described the Delta State Governor as “a fine gentleman, but tenacious.
According to him, Okowa’s experience as a Senator will come in handy in some of the legislative reforms that are urgently needed to reform our governmental processes.
“We are incurable optimists in the future of Nigeria and the promises it holds as one united, peaceful and prosperous country.”