The African Democratic Congress has endorsed Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, and his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed, for the February 25 presidential election.
According to a post on the political party’s official Twitter page, the endorsement follows the formation of a coalition aimed at propelling the duo to the highest office in the land.
On Monday morning, the endorsement took place at the River Plate Gardens in Abuja.
The coalition, which includes Nigeria Mothers for Good Governance, Fulani United, and the League of Imams, among others, stated that they want to build a formidable force for the Obi/Datti ticket.
The event was attended by prominent figures such as the ADC National Chairman, Chief Raphael Nwosu, BoT Chairman,Dr Mani Ibrahim Ahmed and Prof Pat Utomi.
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.