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INEC receives names of 79 Presidential candidates

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INEC has published the forms and particulars of political parties’ candidates submitted for the 2019 general election.

The electoral body on Friday said 79 political parties have submitted the names of their candidates to contest the presidential election

The list was displayed outside the INEC federal capital territory office, according to NAN reports.

The particulars of the presidential candidates already pasted included President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who has failed to submit academic credentials and that of his Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo.

Also published was the particulars of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and that of his running mate, Peter Obi.

Others include Obadiah Mailafia, presidential candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), and Tanimowo Nasiru as running mate.

Also on the list was Donald Duke for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Junaid Mohammad as running mate.

And Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN).

Also pasted was the particulars of 22 candidates for one FCT senatorial district seat and 24 candidates for two FCT house of representatives seats.

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