Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed is the running mate of Peter Obi.
Peter Obi running mate biography
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is a 53-year-old Nigerian politician with a diverse background as an academic, businessman, and politician.
He served as a member of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007, and was elected as Senator for Kaduna North in Kaduna State in April 2011 as a member of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) party.
As a candidate for the Vice Presidency with the Labour Party in 2023, Baba-Ahmed boasts four verifiable degrees, a rarity among those aspiring to lead Nigeria.
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed has a strong educational background, with a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Maiduguri, an MBA from the University of Wales in Cardiff, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Westminster.
After completing his service year at the University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, Ogun State, he held various positions in the business and banking sectors, including as Projects Coordinator at Baze Research and Data Services Ltd, Officer II at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, and Banking Officer at First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
In 2011, he established Baze University in Abuja, citing the “appalling” state of the Nigerian educational system as inspiration for the institution. In addition to his work in education and business, Baba-Ahmed is a philanthropist who has donated two junior secondary schools with a capacity for 4,000 students and has graduated over 6,000 students. He has also held various leadership positions, including Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the National Youth Service Corps Hope Alive Foundation and Pro-Chancellor of Baze University.
Baba-Ahmed’s companies currently employ over 1,000 people, including expatriates and skilled professionals from the diaspora.
Some Frequently asked questions about peter obi running mate:
Peter Obi running mate is from which State?
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is from Kaduna state, he was born in Zaria in 1969.
How old is Peter Obi running mate?
Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmad is 53 year old.