The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu will unveil his running mate this week.
Purchase that Tinubu had earlier submitted the establish of Alhaji Kabiru Masari to the Just Nationwide Electoral Charge (INEC) in a placeholder capability.
Tinubu, who returned to Nigeria from France on Friday, is determined to notify the establish of his substantive running mate sooner than Friday, in holding with a offer within the Tinubu Campaign Organisation (TCO).
The provision who spoke with NAN on Sunday in Abuja also confirmed the assertion made by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano Express that the ruling celebration would possibly per chance be fielding a Muslim-Muslim label for the 2023 presidential bound.
The TCO member who requested anonymity confirmed that the running mate is a Muslim, aged Governor and Senator from the North East region of the nation.
“The vice-presidential nominee would possibly per chance presumably moreover presumably be a aged governor and senator from the Northeast fragment of Nigeria.
“The particular person can be by chance of start a Muslim, confirming what Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano Express acknowledged on Saturday that Tinubu had settled for a Muslim-Muslim label,” the provision acknowledged.
The provision added that in selecting the running mate, Tinubu used to be not passionate about religion, nonetheless about the competence, exposure and psychological depth of the candidate.
“The concerns given for the preference of a running mate had been dictated by the must take an person in a position to working with the presidential candidate to use Nigeria to bigger heights,” the provision acknowledged.