The Labour Party(LP) has submitted the name of Doyin Okupe as Peter Obi’s running mate.
The former spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan who has faulted the zoning arrangement of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) has also touted Peter Obi as the next president of Nigeria.
His name was submitted as part of the plan to beat the Friday June 17 deadline given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to political parties.
Okupe, who is the Director-General of Peter obi Campaign will be the place holder and would later be changed after the party stakeholders must have agreed on the suitable vice presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.
The chairman of the party, Barr. Julius Abure, had said although the decision lies with Peter Obi, ”the party’s choice of a Vice President will most likely come from the Northern region.