General Election 2023: Labour Party   Unveils Yusuf Baba-Ahmed As Peter Obi’s Running Mate

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Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate Mr. Peter Obi has brighten the party chances of winning the 2023 General Election as he officially unveiled his running mate for the 2023 election  and he is Dr Yusuf Dati Baba-Ahmed.

According to our sources it was revealed that Baba-Ahmed has accepted to be Obi’s running mate under LP and was officially unveiled on Friday  when Obi would be present.

This was after Dr. Doyin Okupe who had been standing in, announced his withdrawal through his verified Twitter handle @doyinokupe on Thursday, noting that the party would announce the new running mate to the presidential candidate.

The unveiling which took place on Friday morning in Abuja in the midst of party members and supporters.

Baba-Ahmed is the proprietor of Baze University in Abuja. He is a one-time Senator representing Kaduna North, in the National Assembly from 2011 to 2012 under the defunct All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) and represented Zaria Federal Constituency of Kaduna State in the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007.

Baba-Ahmed, an economist, is popular for his campaign against corruption.

Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Obi said Baba-Ahmed is eminently qualified and would bring his experience both as a private sector player and an academic to bear in the quest for healing the country of the wounds inflicted by primitive politics of ethnicity.

Obi also hinted on releasing their manifesto soon which will be anchored on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Dr Datti Baba-Ahmed in his remark, said it was the high point of his career and praised the integrity of Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate.

“He who was motivated by success in the private sector and fought and became a governor for eight years and after those eight years, has maintained his integrity and honour till this day, is one that will not fail in his campaign promises…Peter Obi,” Datti Baba-Ahmed said.

“He who believes in financial propriety will not engage in political rascality…Peter Obi. He who believes in credibility and integrity in who he associates with, will not mismanage human or public resources,” Datti Baba-Ahmed said vowing to join with Obi to take the vision of a new Nigeria across the country.

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