Peter Obi picks Labour Party ‘s presidential ticket



Former Peoples Democratic Party presidential hopeful Mr Peter Obi on Monday picked the ticket of the Labour Party in Asaba, Delta State.

The convention featured four contestants, including Obi; former presidential aspirant, Prof. Pat Utomo; and a female member of the party, Mrs. Olushola Emmanuel -Tella, was attended by a large crowd of party faithful..

All the contestants except Emmanuel-Tella stepped down for Obi.

However, the female contestant insisted on voting.

As the voting on state by state basis was underway, she stepped down.

Obi was thus declared the party’s presidential candidate.