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The Labour Party (LP) on Friday, unveiled Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as running mate to its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, ahead of Nigeria’s general elections in February next year.
Baba-Ahmed, the founder of Baze University, Abuja, was announced the vice-presidential candidate in Abuja on Friday.
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.
The Labour party had named Okupe as the interim vice presidential candidate of the LP in order to beat the deadline by the Independent National Electoral Commission.