INEC Publishes Approved Final List of Candidates for 2023 Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

News - by RadioNow / Sep. 21st, 2022

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of presidential and national assembly candidates for the coming 2023 general election. 

A statement released by the commission yesterday says all 18 approved political parties have fielded candidates and their running mates for the Presidential election.  

In the National Assembly elections, 1,101 candidates are vying for 109 Senatorial seats while 3,122 candidates for House of Representatives seats. 

INEC also outlined identity markers of candidates, noting that in terms of gender distribution, over 3,800 candidates are male compared to 381 females; and 11 Persons with Disability (PWDs). 

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