“Labour is leading a revolutionary course. Labour Party will win the general election. Our party is going to take over Nigeria and bring back the glory Nigeria needs.
“I have been in the corridors of government for the past 20 years. We are here on a rescue mission.”
Ezenwafor, a former aide to Willie Obiano, former governor of Anambra, also served under Obi.
On his part, Okafor, factional chairman of the party, described the candidate as “a man of integrity”.
“Having met all the requirements of the party, we hereby affirm you to be the presidential candidate of the Labour Party come 2023,” he said.
Okafor, however, said he has nothing against Obi.
“I am fighting for what is my right. I am not fighting my brother. Those who think I’m being used should have a rethink,” he said.