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2019 General Elections: Know Your Candidates Before You Vote [Final List]

Before you step out to vote tomorrow, February 16, 2019, check out this final list of candidates eligible participating in the 2019 General Elections which was released by the Independent National Electoral Commission earlier in January 2019.

The list which contains the names of candidates for the presidential, senatorial, House of Reps and state Assemblies was shared on the verified Twitter handle of the Commission, @inecnigeria.

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The presidential candidates’ list features 144 names comprising parties’ presidential candidates and their running mates.

There are 28 women on the list as either the candidate or the running mate.

The youngest candidate is the 30-year-old Johnson Omede, being a vice-presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party.

A total of 72 Presidential candidates and another 72 Vice-Presidential candidates are expected to run for the presidential election.

Others whose names appear on the list include President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who are the candidates of the All Progressives Congress; former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, and former Governor Peter Obi who are the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates, respectively, of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Others include Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Peoples Movement of Nigeria who later announced her backou; Mr. Omoyele Sowore of the African Action Congress; Mr. Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party; Mr. Sina Fagbenro-Byron of the KOWA Party; and Mr. Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria

Others include Mr. Obadaiah Mailafia of the African Democratic Congress; Mrs. Eunice Atuejide of the National Interest Party, among several others.

See the final list here:

Presidential candidates

Senatorial candidates

Candidates for the House of Representatives


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