March 26, 2023

Kwankwaso, Sowore’s names missing on INEC portal, three days to deadline

Three days to the deadline for nomination of candidates for the 2023 general elections, two political parties, the New Nigeria People’s Party NNPP and the African Action Congress AAC are yet to upload their candidates for the polls.

While a former Kano state Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is the presidential candidate of NNPP, Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore is the standard bearer of the AAC.

Neither of the parties have submitted their names or those of their candidates for other offices.

“However, two political parties, the African Action Congress AAC and New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP, are yet to upload a single nomination to the portal”, he stated.

As provided for in the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2023 General Election which INEC released in February 2022, all political parties that conducted valid primaries are required to nominate their candidates for Governorship, Deputy Governorship and State Assembly elections via the INEC Candidate Nomination Portal (ICNP) from 1st – 15th July 2022.

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