INEC releases final list of candidates for 2019 general elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the 2019 General Elections .

The information was contained on the verified Twitter handle of the Commission , @ inecnigeria .

The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential , senatorial , House of Reps and state Assemblies .

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

Social Democratic Party did not present presidential candidate or running mate for the election , as two persons (Jerry Gana ; Donald Duke) are laying claim to the ticket.

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; 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 .

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