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Sunday, July 10, 2022

Seven Facts About Baba-Ahmed, Peter Obi's Running Mate

Christana Gold

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has unveiled his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed.

Here are seven facts you need to know about Peter Obi’s running mate Baba-Ahmed

1. In the April 2011 elections, Baba-Ahmed polled 366,398 votes in the contest for Senator for Kaduna North. Runner-up Senator Ahmed Makarfi of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the incumbent, polled 365,043 votes.

2. Baba-Ahmed was elected in April 2003 to the Federal House of Representatives for the Zaria Federal Constituency, Kaduna State.

3. He was among lawmakers who opposed letting Obasanjo run for a third term.

4. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed was born to the Baba-Ahmed family in Zaria in the 1970s.

5. Baba-Ahmed has a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in Borno State

6. LP, Friday, revealed Baba-Ahmed as its vice presidential candidate in next the 2023 general elections

7. He was founder and Pro–Chancellor of Baze University, an independent university located in Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria which opened in April 2011.

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