A faction of the African Democratic Congress on Monday endorsed the Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi and his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed, for the February 25 presidential election.
According to the post on the official twitter page of the Political Party, the endorsement follows the formation of a coalition made up of Several Star Alliance Partners Such As Nigeria Mothers for Good Governance, Fulani United, and League of Imams, Among Others to propel Obi’s Bid.
The endorsement was held in Abuja and Attended by Prominent Figures Such As the ADC National Chairman, Raphael Nwosu, the party’s Bot Chairman, Mani Ibrahim Ahmed and Pat Utomi.
Ibrahim Ahmed said; “today, we come together as a family and as a formidable third force: our grand patrons and BoT members, our National Executive Council, and our National Working Committee.
“Our Diaspora Network and our National Youth Council are also involved to take a stand in solidarity, moving forward for the viable presidential candidate the entire nation is clamouring for.
“After due diligence and critical assessment of the 17 presidential candidates and what they offer and after consulting our grand patron, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, we decided that the Obi-Datti movement is a worthy cause to endorse.
The ADC’s endorsement is expected to give a significant boost to the Obi/Datti campaign, as the party boasts a significant following in certain parts of the country.