The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has received the certificate of return following his emergence as the flagbearer of the party in the 2023 presidential election.
The certificate of return was handed over to Obi on Friday.
This is contained in a tweet posted to the party’s Twitter page, @NgLabour, on Thursday.
The tweet stated, “Mr. Peter Obi Receives Labour Party Certificate of Returns as its Presidential Candidate for 2023 presidential elections. Congratulations!!”
The PUNCH reports that the National Secretary of the Labour Party, Umar Ibrahim, had earlier said that Peter Obi remained the party’s presidential flagbearer and that there was no faction in the party.
In an earlier tweet, the party announced the arrival of its presidential candidate at its national office, Abuja, for the collection of the certificate of return.
The party tweeted, “Dr. Peter Obi arrives Labour Party National Office Abuja to receive his Presidential Certificate of Returns as Labour Party Presidential Candidate. Stay tuned..”