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RUNNING MATE: Obi Finally Settles for Senator Datti Baba Ahmed



The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi is set to contest the 2023 election with Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as his running mate.

Baba-Ahmed, a 46-Year-old academic business man is the Proprietor of Baze University, Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano.

He was once a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and also served in the two houses of the National Assembly.

The holder of at least four degrees, confirmed his appointment as Obi’s running mate in a Twitter post through his handle @DattiBabaAhmed_.

Meanwhile, the unveiling of the vice-presidential candidate was initially slated for Thursday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja.

The LP National Chairman, Barrister Julius Abure, said the ceremony was postponed because Obi, who travelled to Maiduguri and was expected back in Abuja Thursday afternoon, had his flight cancelled.

Abure announced that the unveiling of Obi’s running mate is rescheduled for Friday at the party’s headquarters, Abuja.

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