About Labour Party (LP)
Labour Party, formerly known as Party for Social Democracy (PSD) is one of the parties registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
However even before the registration exercise, the Labour Party was an organization reality. This is more of given its antecedents, which derive from a rich heritage of progressive and labour-based intervention in national politics, dating back to the struggle/or national independence from British Colonialism.
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Outstanding CV of our Presidential Candidate
Peter Gregory Obi CON (born 19 July 1961) is a Nigerian businessman and politician who served as the Governor of Anambra State three separate times from 2006 to 2014. In May 2022, he became the Labour Party nominee for President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election.
Born in Onitsha in 1961, Obi graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1984. Afterwards he entered business and banking, eventually rising to hold several high-ranking executive positions at banks. By the early 2000s, Obi was the chairman of Fidelity Bank before leaving the position to enter politics. Obi ran for governor in 2003, as a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance but his main opponent was unlawfully declared victor.
Our Vice Presidential Candidate
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is a Nigerian economist and politician who served as Senator for Kaduna North from 2011 to 2012 and member of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007. A member of the Labour Party, he is the party’s vice presidential candidate in the 2023 presidential election running alongside Peter Obi.
From the prominent Baba-Ahmed family of Zaria, Baba-Ahmed graduated from the University of Maiduguri. After schooling, he worked in business and banking for several years before entering politics. Baba-Ahmed was elected as House of Representatives member for Zaria in 2003;