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Baba-Ahmed explains withdrawal from Kaduna PDP gov primary

Baba-Ahmed explains withdrawal from Kaduna PDP gov primary

1st August 2022 Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed 1st August 2022 The Vice Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Datti Baba-Ahmed, on Monday disclosed that he dumped the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kaduna State because of his ‘principles and hard stance on vote-buying’ The 46-year-old economist made the clarification at a press conference held at Nicon Luxury Hotel in Abuja on Monday.” Related News Obi's running mate, Baba-Ahmed, laments social media impostors We'll mobilise one million votes for Obi – Cleric Nigerians'll no more labour in vain - LP group One month after he left, Baba-Ahmed explained that he was head-hunted by Labour Party who eventually unveiled him as Obi’s running mate at the party’s Secretariat in Abuja.“From June 25, I began receiving indications of a possible calling to serve my nation again this time under Labour Party, which culminated in my Unveiling as the Vice Presidential candidate of the Labour Party on the 8th of July 2022.“Ever since indications began to appear about my joining the Labour Party, more impostors hurriedly opened more accounts in my name, in most cases misspelled or in wrong format.

He also expressed concerns that a number of impostors have cashed in on his union with the LP to open multiple phony social media accounts after they discovered that he has no single active platform online.“I was interviewed by BBC Hausa immediately after the event, only to find contents of the said interview misrepresented by another social media page.

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