By Emeka Okafor
The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has officially unveiled Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as his Vice Presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections.
Baba-Ahmed, who is the proprietor of Baze University, Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano, was unveiled at a press conference in Abuja on Friday.
The 46-year-old was a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna North Senatorial district.
Baba-Ahmed’s announcement came 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.
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