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Corruption; Resign As Atiku’s Running Mate, Edwin Clark Tells Okowa

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Chief Edwin Clark the leader of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PAN) has told the Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to resign from being the running mate of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate in the forthcoming February 25th presidential election.

Chief Edwin Clark made this statement while addressing journalists on Wednesday at his Asokoro residence in Abuja.

The leader of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF and Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) in a letter dated February 2, 2023, addressed to Governor Okowa, said that the Governor and Atiku will not win the presidency on the Atiku/Okwa joint ticket.

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Clark noted that Okowa went contrary to the resolutions of southern governors and other stakeholders that no politician from the South should accept to be running mate to a northerner and particularly, Atiku Abubakar.

He also accused the Governor of using money belonging to Delta people to fund his campaign with Atiku, and asked the governor to publicly apologise to the people of the south and withdraw from the race.

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