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INEC publishes final list of presidential, Nat’l Assembly candidates

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the final list of presidential and National Assembly (NASS) candidates of all the political parties contesting the February 25 elections.

The publication of the final list of candidates for national elections (presidential, senatorial and federal constituencies) was in pursuant to section 32(1) of the Electoral Act 2022 and item 8 of the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2023 General Election.

The release of the full names and addresses of all nominated candidates on Sunday followed the conduct of primaries and completion of the nomination exercise by political parties.

The development also followed the display of the personal particulars of all nominated candidates in their constituencies nationwide as provided by section 29(3) of the Electoral Act.

The list published contains the names of candidates validly nominated for national elections at the close of the parties’ primaries and the period earmarked for withdrawal and substitution of candidates.

The presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar; the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu; Labour Party, Peter Obi; and New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, were on the final list.

Similarly on the presidential list were Daberechukwu Nwanyanwu, presidential candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and the running mate, Ramalan Abubakar; Dumebi Kachikwu presidential candidate, African Democratic Congress (ADC) and his running mate, Ahmed Mani; among others.

The list published contained the names of Senator Godswill Akpabio from Akwa Ibom state and Senator Peter Nwaobishi of Delta State as well as Bashir Machina, who replaced the senate president, Ahmad Lawan.

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