Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has withdrawn from the February 16 presidential election.
When reached to confirm a statement on her withdrawal from the presidential race on Twitter, an aide to activist turned politician, Ozioma Ubabukoh, confirmed to Premium Times that the statement was genuine.
“Yes, she has withdrawn. It is true. You can run with it,” he said.
A close associate of Mrs Ezekwesili, Aisha Yusufu, also confirmed the withdrawal.