The running mate for the presidential candidate of Labour party, Peter Obi has been unveiled.
The party will unveil Kaduna born politician, businessman and philanthropist, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as running mate to its presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi.
Baba -Ahmed, who is in his 40s is the Proprietor of Baze University, Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano
Baba-Ahmed will be unveiled by the party’s national chairman on Friday according to reports.
Obi has been enjoying supports of the Nigerian youths ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
He had said he preferred a younger person as his vice-presidential candidate
The Director-General, Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, on Thursday had announced his withdrawal as the vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Party.
Okupe who made this known via his verified Twitter handle @doyinokupe noted that his party would announce the new running mate to the presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
”This afternoon I submitted my withdrawal letter from the position of the Vice Presidential candidate of the Labour Party to INEC. A replacement will be announced by d national chairman of d party shortly. I feel greatly blessed to have been part of the foundation of success 4 the LP,” Okupe tweeted.