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Peter Obi who is the Labour Party presidential candidate, has also unveiled his running mate, Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed.
Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed was also announced as the Labour Party vice-presidential candidate in Abuja on Friday.
The 46-year-old is the founder of Baze University, Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano State.
Speaking at the event, 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 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Recall that Doyin Okupe, Director General of Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, had submitted a letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, withdrawing from the position.
The Labour Party had submitted the name of Doyin Okupe as their Vice-presidential candidate on a temporary basis (Place holder) to beat the electoral umpire’s deadline.
Peter Obi, had also previously reiterated that the upcoming 2023 general elections will not be based on one turn, ethnicity, or religion in the widest margins.
He made this statement while fielding some questions on Arise Tv Morning Show on Thursday.The presidential candidate of Labour Party also noted that it would be based on a Nigerian agenda to save the country.
He explained that in 2023 Nigerians must elect a capable candidate to pilot the country’s affairs, saying that primitive considerations by Nigerians during electoral cycles had led Nigeria to the current quagmire. He also stated that Nigeria at the moment needs an expert to save it, he appealed to Nigerians to vote for him as the best man for the job and not because of primitive consideration.