As the 2023 general elections is approaching, all political parties will officially begin with their campaigns todays.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier fixed September 28 as the official date for political campaigns to kick-off by all verified political parties.
Eighteen presidential aspirants will from today, begin with the process of convincing and persuading Nigerians to vote for them and their political parties in all levels. The candidates are expected to seek and convince 96.3 million voters reason why they deserve to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock from May 29, 2023.
According to INEC’s timetable, the presidential and National Assembly elections will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, followed by the governorship and State Assembly elections on Saturday, March 11, 2023.
The presidential candidates who are verified to participate in the forthcoming elections include are:
Accord Party (AP), Imumolen Christopher; Action Alliance (AA), Al Mustapha Hamza; African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore; African Democratic Congress (ADC), Kachikwu Dumebi; Action Democratic Party (ADP), Sani Yabagi; All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
Others includes: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Umeadi Chukwudi; Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Ojei Princess Chichi; Action Peoples Party (APP), Nnadi Osita; Boot Party (BP), Adenuga Oluwafemi; Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi; New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso; National Rescue Movement (NRM), Osakwe Johnson; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar; Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Abiola Kolawole; Social Democratic Party (SDP), Adebayo Adewole; Young Peoples Party (YPP), Ado-Ibrahim Abdulmalik; and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Dan Nwanyanwu.