Doyin Okupe names Peter Obi’s possible 2023 running mate

Doyin Okupe names Peter Obi’s possible 2023 running mate

The Director-General of Peter Obi Campaign Organization, Doyin Okupe has said that the substantive Vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party will be announced within Wednesday (today) and Friday.


Featuring on Channels Television on Tuesday, Okupe, who is currently Obi’s running mate (place-holder), said that Senator Datti Baba Ahmed and others are being considered for the position.


He said the presidential candidate himself will announce his running mate, adding that Obi and the LP were looking out for a young vibrant politician from the north with a measure of intellect, sound background, pedigree and education.



“Senator Datti is being considered. Others are being considered too. These things will be decided this week [it’s going to be an announcement from Peter Obi] very very likely.


“I’m sure about Senator Darti being the running mate but I know that this matter will be concluded before Friday.


“Senator Datti is being considered along with other people whom we’ve engaged and talked with.

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“The emphasis is this, we’re looking for a young vibrant politician of northern extraction with a measure of intellect, sound background, pedigree and education. That is what we’re looking at,” he said.


In order to beat the deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Labour Party and Peter Obi had picked Dr. Doyin Okupe to temporarily hold the running mate position until a substantive vice presidential candidate is announced.


Who is Prof. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed

Yusuf Baba Ahmed is a 46 year old Academician, Businessman and Nigerian politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007, and was elected Senator for Kaduna North in 2011.

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Baba-Ahmed has four degrees; a BSc and MSc in Economics from University of Maiduguri, a MBA from University of Wales, Cardiff and in 2006, he successfully completed his PhD studies, earning the title of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Westminster.


After his service year at University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun state, he worked as Projects Co-ordinator, Baze Research and Data Services Ltd. and as Officer II in the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, Lagos. He worked as a Banking Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Plc from July 1997 to Dec 1998 and then came back to become the Managing Director of Baze Research and Data Services Ltd in July 1999 – January 2003, before venturing into politics.


In 2011, Sen. Baba-Ahmed established Baze University, an independent University located in Abuja, Nigeria.

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In 2015, Sen. Yusuf Baba-Ahmed was appointed as Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Hope Alive Foundation.


Sen. Baba-Ahmed is currently;
Pro-Chancellor of Baze University
Managing Director, Baze Research & Data Service Ltd
Chairman, Baze Construction Ltd.


His companies reportedly employ a total of over 1000 people including expatriates, and highly skilled professional Nigerians from the Diaspora.

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