Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has withdrawn as running mate to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi.
Okupe’s name was submitted by the LP to meet up with the June 17 deadline fixed by INEC.
tendered his withdrawal letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and told Nigerians to await his party’s decision on replacement.
He tweeted: “This afternoon I submitted my withdrawal letter from the position of the vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, to INEC (Independent National Electoral Commission).
“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 LP.”