INEC releases final lists for presidential, N’Assembly elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the final lists for the 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections.

This was contained in a press release signed by the commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Tuesday.

The publication of the list, which followed the political parties’ conduct of primaries and completion of the nomination exercise, was 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.”

According to the commission, 18 political parties field presidential candidates and their running mates, while for legislative elections, 1,101 candidates are vying for 109 Senatorial seats and 3,122 candidates for Federal Constituencies, that is, House of Representatives seats.

A total of 4,223…

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