COMPLETE LIST: INEC releases names of presidential aspirants and running mates ahead of 2023 elections

COMPLETE LIST: INEC releases names of presidential aspirants and running mates ahead of 2023 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the list of candidates of political parties for the 2023 general elections.

The list which comprises the particulars, presidential aspirants and running mates of each political party was published at INEC offices nationwide.

The publication identified the following aspirants and their running mates:

All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Mr Ibrahim Masari.

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa.

Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his running mate, Doyin Okupe.

Action Peoples Party, APP, presidential candidate, Osita Nnadi and his running mate, Isa Hamisu.

Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, presidential candidate, Abiola Kolawole and his running mate, Ribi Marshal.

New Nigeria People’s Party, presidential candidate, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and his running mate, Johnson Oladipupo.

Action Democratic Party, ADP, presidential candidate, Yabagi Sani and his running mate, Udo Okey -Okoro.

Young Progressives Party, YPP, presidential candidate, Ado-Ibrahim Abdulmalik and his running mate, Enyinna Kasarachi.

African Action Congress, AAC, presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowere and his running mate, Garba Magashi.

Allied Peoples Movement, APM, presidential candidate, Mamman Dantalle and his running mate, Ojei Princess.

All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, presidential candidate, Chukwudi Umeadi and his running mate, Koli Mohammed.

Boot Party, BP, presidential candidate, Oluwafemi Adenuga and the running mate, Turaku Mustapha.

Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, presidential candidate, Daberechukwu Nwanyanwu and the running mate, Ramalan Abubakar.

African Democratic Congress, ADC, presidential candidate, Dumebi Kachikwu  and his running mate, Ahmed Mani.

Action Aliance, AA, presidential candidate, Hamsa Almustafa and his running mate, Chukwuka Johnson among others.

According to the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 General elections released by INEC, it was indicated that political parties have until July 15 to withdraw or replace their candidates and running mates for the presidential and National Assembly elections.

This means that Tinubu, Obi and other presidential candidates who submitted “placeholder” names as their running mates have about 19 days to submit the substantive names.

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