The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has unveiled his running mate,
Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed, the founder of Baze University, Abuja
the LP vice-presidential candidate in Abuja on Friday.
The 46-year-old was a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna North Senatorial
Obi said Baba-Ahmed was eminently qualified to bring his private sector and
academic achievements to bear in the drive to rescue Nigeria from the primitive
politics of ethnicity.
Obi added that the party will anchor its manifesto in the coming days on the 17 goals
of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Baba-Ahmed’s announcement was coming barely 24 hours after the Director-
Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe, announced his withdrawal as the
vice-presidential candidate of the party.