10 Important Facts You Must Know About Peter Obi’s Running Mate, Datti Baba – Ahmed.
Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Friday morning, revealed Datti Baba-Ahmed as his running mate.
This occurred shortly after the former Labour party vice presidential candidate, Doyin Okupe, withdrew from the race.
Below are some things to know about the Labour Party Vice Presidential candidate, Datti Baba-Ahmed in the 2023 general election:
1 – Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed was born to the Baba-Ahmed family in 1975/1976, in Zaria, Kaduna State.
2 – He is among the thirty-three children of his father, Baba Ahmed, who was an Arab cattle-trader from modern-day Mauritania, who later became a notable professor and expert on Islamic jurisprudence.
3 – Baba-Ahmed got his BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in Borno State.
4 – Before he ventured into politics, he worked in the security Printing and Minting, Lagos.
5 – Baba-Ahmed was once a member of the House of Representatives in 2003 for Zaria Federal Constituency on the platform of the All Nigeria People’s Party.
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6 – He gained popularity while in the position, for speaking out against corruption and the Third Term Agenda of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
7 – In 2006, He earned the title of Doctor of Philosophy when he completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Westminster while he was still a federal representative.
8 – In April 2011, Baba-Ahmed became the founder and Pro-Chancellor of Baze University, an independent university located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria.
9 – In the April 2011 elections, Baba-Ahmed won the senator seat for Kaduna North with a total vote of 366,398 votes which he ran from 2011 to 2012.
10 – Baba-Ahmed was officially disclosed as the running mate of Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in the 2023 general election on Friday, July 8, 2022.
Always share it with people with whom this information may be found worthy and convincing too. The above are the 10 important facts about Peter Obi”s running mate, Datti Baba- Ahmed.