The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the final list of all presidential and National Assembly (NASS) candidates for the upcoming 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 names and addresses of the candidates were released after the 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 published names are those who have being validly nominated for the national election 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.