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August, 19

Peter Obi To Unveil Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed As VP Candidate

Kaduna-born Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed will be formally introduced as the Labour Party’s vice-presidential candidate on Friday.

Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate, would introduce Mr. Baba-Ahmed as his running mate in the 2023 election.

The ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.

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Doyin Okupe, the temporary vice-presidential candidate, had hinted at the move while dropping her candidacy on Thursday afternoon.

While Mr. Obi looked for a suitable candidate of northern descent to run with, Mr. Okupe, a campaign manager for Mr. Obi, had been filled in to meet the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for the submission of a presidential running partner.

Former senator Mr. Baba-Ahmed founded Baze University, a for-profit university with its headquarters in Abuja.

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Kaduna-born Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed will be formally introduced as the Labour Party’s vice-presidential candidate on Friday.

Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate, would introduce Mr. Baba-Ahmed as his running mate in the 2023 election.

The ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.

READ MORE: Court Sacks Okowa’s Chosen Successor In Delta

Doyin Okupe, the temporary vice-presidential candidate, had hinted at the move while dropping her candidacy on Thursday afternoon.

While Mr. Obi looked for a suitable candidate of northern descent to run with, Mr. Okupe, a campaign manager for Mr. Obi, had been filled in to meet the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for the submission of a presidential running partner.

Former senator Mr. Baba-Ahmed founded Baze University, a for-profit university with its headquarters in Abuja.

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