The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has unveiled his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed.
Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed, the founder of Baze University, Abuja, was announced the LP vice-presidential candidate in Abuja on Friday.
The 46-year-old was a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna North Senatorial district.
Baba-Ahmed’s announcement was coming barely 24 hours after the Director-General, Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, announced his withdrawal as the vice-presidential candidate of the party. Okupe who announced his withdrawal via his verified Twitter handle @doyinokupe noted that his party would announce the new running mate to the presidential candidate. *
“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.