I’m standing in as Peter Obi’s running mate, says Doyin Okupe

The Director-general of Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, Dr. Doyin Okupe on Friday claimed the Vice Presidential Aspirant of the party.

Okupe disclosed this while speaking with Politics Today, a Channels Television programme monitored by our correspondent on Friday.

It could be recalled that the Independent Electoral Commission had directed all political parties to submit the names of vice-presidential aspirants latest 6pm on Friday.

He said, “We complied with the electoral body, and in doing so, we believe that choosing a vice presidential candidate is part of the electoral process.

“INEC allows you to present a candidate and if you want to substitute, you may substitute if necessary. As of today, as I am speaking, I am standing in as the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party.” he said.

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