Names, ages and qualifications of 18 Presidential candidates of various political parties for the 2023 elections have been formally released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Also released are the names, ages and qualifications of their running mates.
According to the record of the INEC, apart from Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, 70, who is running for the Presidency under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with his running mate, Kashim Shettima, 55, there is also Atiku Abubakar, 75, running on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with Ifeanyi Okowa, 63, as his running mate.
Also on the INEC list is Peter Obi, 61, running under the Labour Party (LP) and his running mate, Datti Ahmed, 53, as well as Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, 66, for the New Nigeria Peoples Part (NNPP) with Isaac Idahosa, 57, as his running mate.
On the list too are the Presidential candidate of APGA, 67 years old Umeadi Chukwudi Nnanna and his running mate, 65 year old Mohammed Abdullahi Koli; 60 year old Kolawole Abiola of the PRP and his running mate, 49 year old Haruna Zego as well as 58 year Abdulmali Ado Ibrahim for the YPP with 44 year old Kasarachi Michael Enyinna.
INEC also released the names, ages and qualifications of those vying for the Senate and House of Representatives across the country.