The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi has unveiled the founder of Baze University Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano, Datti Ahmed as his running mate.
Peter Obi made the announcement on Thursday, in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Before this announcement, Labour Party had picked former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe as place holder to enable it meet the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Since then, the party and its presidential candidate have been making wide consultation to make a replacement after talks for an alliance with the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP collapsed on June 15.
am Datti Ahmed who is a former presidential aspirant on the platform of the leading opposition party, PDP, also served in the two houses of the National Assembly and holds at least four degrees.
He was also an aspirant for the 2023 Kaduna State Governorship election.