A chieftain of Labour Party(LP), Dr Doyin Okupe has withdrawn from his position as running mate to the presidential candidate of the party Peter Obi, explaining that a new replacement will be made known by the party leadership soon
Penpushing reports that, Okupe made this known on Thursday in a Twitter post adding that he had tendered his withdrawal letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
The name of former presidential aide to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, it is recalled, was submitted by the Labour Party (LP) to meet up with the June 17 deadline fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“This afternoon I submitted my withdrawal letter from the position of the Vice Presidential candidate of the Labour Party to INEC. A replacement will be announced by the national chairman of the party shortly. I feel greatly blessed to have been part of the foundation of success for the Labour Party,” he announced.
‘This afternoon I submitted my withdrawal letter from the position of the Vice Presidential candidate of the Labour Party to INEC.A replacement will be announced by d national chairman of d party shortly. I feel greatly blessed to hv been part of the foundation of success 4 the LP. Those discussions about merger, alliance and all that—was led by me from our side, and it is dead’, Okupe emphasised
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