Goodluck Ebelele Jonathan announced in the early hours of Thursday that Namadi Sambo will be his running mate in the 2015 presidential election.
This declarations has brought to an end various speculations as to who would be the vice president since some earlier speculations has it that the President was going to drop Sambo and look for a new vice presidential candidate.
Sambo who was before his selection as the vice president, the governor of Kaduna state in 2010 after the death of president Umoru Yaradua and Goodluck subsequent assumption of office as the president of Nigeria.
Jonathan described Namadi Sambo as "Loyal and humble" in his acceptance speech.
The president also promised that his fights against corruption would be on going, adding that the grievances of members of the party in the just concluded party primaries would be addressed.