INEC releases provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections

Independent National Electoral Commission -INEC has released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

The list was pasted at its headquarters as well as its offices across states of the federation.

Among presidential candidates on the list are President Muhammadu Buhari of APC, Atiku Abubakar of PDP, Obadiahia of the African Democratic Congress -ADC, Donald Duke of the Social Democratic Party -SDP and Olusegun Mimiko of Zenith Labour Party-ZLP.

This was in line with Section 31 subsection 3 of the Electoral Act 2010, as amended which states that the commission shall, within seven days of the receipt of the personal particulars of the candidates, publish same in the constituency where the candidate intends to contest the election.

The final day for submission of names of presidential candidates and Senate and House of Representative was last Thursday.



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