Tuesday, 30 December 2014

INEC Releases Names Of Candidates For 2015 Presidential Election

 The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of the presidential candidates and their running mates who will contest the 2015 elections. There are 26 registered political parties in Nigeria, only 11 parties have submitted the names of their candidates so far and they are;
PDP: President Goodluck Jonathan and his vice, Namadi Sambo
APC: Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo
KOWA Party: Oluremi Sonaiya and Saidu Bobboi
Hope Democratic Party: Ambrose Albert and Haruna Shaba
Allied Congress Party of Nigeria: Ganiyu Galadima and Balarabe Ahmed
Alliance Democracy (AD): Rafiu Salau and Clinton Cliff Akuchie
United Democratic Party (UPD): Godson Okoye and Haruna Adamu
African Democratic Congress: Nani Ibrahim Ahmad and Obianuju Murphy-Uzohue
National Conscience Party, NCP: Martin Onovo and Ibrahim Mohammed
Action Alliance : Tunde Anifowoshe-Kelani and Paul Ishaka Ofomile
United Progressive Party: Chekwas Okorie and Bello Umar

Labour Party, LP, and the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, didn’t bother submitting any names as they have adopted PDP’s candidate, Goodluck Jonathan as their presidential candidate.

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