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What You Need To Know About Peter Obi’s Speculated Running-Mate, Baba-Ahmed

The Labour Party (LP) is expected to announce its vice presidential candidate on Friday ahead of the 2023 general election.

According to Vanguard, the fast-growing party will unveil Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as the running mate to its presidential candidate, Peter Obi. This is coming after former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe stepped down as the vice-presidential candidate of the party. Doyin Okupe made this known in a post on his Twitter page on Thursday. Naija News has deemed it fit to share some important details about Baba-Ahmed. 1. Senator Baba-Ahmed is in his 40s. 2. Baba-Ahmed served as a Representative for Zaria Federal Constituency from 2003 to 2007. 3. He represented the Kaduna North senatorial district from 2011 to 2012. 4. Baba-Ahmed was a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in 2018. 5. He has a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in Borno State. 6. The politician got a doctor of Philosophy at the University of Westminster. 7. Baba-Ahmed is the founder and Pro-Chancellor of Baze University in Abuja. The National Chairman of the party, Barrister Julius Abure, on Thursday, said the unveiling would take place at the party’s headquarter on Friday.

This article was originally published on Naija News

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