Peter Obi
Peter Obi

Peter Obi emerges Labour Party Presidential Candidate

NEWS DIGEST – Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has emerged as the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

According to a report by Channels Television, his emergence as the party’s flagbearer follows his victory at the presidential primary of the Labour Party.

The party conducted the primary for its presidential ticket on Monday in Asaba, Delta State capital.

A total of 185 delegates had been accredited to vote in the exercise to elect one of four aspirants seeking to clinch the party’s presidential ticket.

Mr Obi He later won the contest following his emergence as the sole contestant, after his three co-contenders announced their decision to step down for him.

The other presidential hopeful who stepped down were a political economist and management expert, Professor Pat Utomi, Olubusola Emmanuel-Tella, and Faduri Joseph.