While many unconfirmed reports have been released in respect to the candidate that has been picked to be Atiku Abubakar’s running it , there is an update that the The NWC of the party will sit and discuss the candidates that they have on their list , before sending the names to Atiku Abubakar. The candidates that are been tipped for the position include Delta State Governor , Ifeanyi Okowa, Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Wike , Emmanuel Udom of Cross River State.
There is a belief that Ifeanyi Okowa draws the most attention due to his profile and style of governance, as against Wike, who took second in the primaries and is very vocal. While people attribute a lot of Poise and Calmness to Emmanuel Udom and Ifeanyi Okowa, Wike seems to hold a totally different personality from the other two candidates. The name of the running mate is supposed to be submitted to INEC , on or before 17th of June , 2022.