Thursday August 11, 2022 12:50 AM

Labour Party officially announces Peter Obi’s running mate

Ahead of the preparations for the 2023 presidential election, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has announced his running mate in the person of Senator, Yusuf Datti Ahmed.

It will be recalled that the presidential candidate had nominated Doyin Okupe as a placeholder so as to meet up with the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC on June

However, Doyin Okupe on Thursday suddenly announced withdrawal as s running mate.

The announcement of Datti Ahmmed was confirmed by the party on its Twitter handle on Friday.

The statement reads: We officially announced the vice-presidential candidate of our Party.He is Senator, Yusuf Datti Ahmed,

“Presidential candidate of our Party, Mr Peter Obi, made the announcement in Abuja today where he said the delay was because of the detailed effort in the search for an eminently qualified candidate for the office.
“I have the singular honour to present by the grace of God, the next Vice President of Nigeria, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed.”
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