Following the directive by INEC to all political parties to conduct primaries for all elective positions for the 2019 general elections and resolution of disputes emanating from the primaries before the October 7 deadline, some political parties have disclosed their candidates.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday emerged winner of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary election.
The Waziri Adamawa received 1,532 votes in the exercise which held in Port Harcourt, Rivers state from Saturday to Sunday.
Similarly, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ratified President Muhammadu Buhari as the sole candidate of the party for the 2019 election.
Below is a list of some of the candidates for the 2019 elections:
All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu Buhari
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
Alliance for Democracy (AD) Prince Eniola Ojajuni
Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) Tope Kolade Fasua
Kowa Party (KP) Dr Adesina Fagbenro-Byron
Social Democratic Party (SDP) Donald Duke
All Blending Party (ABP) Moses Shipi
National Rescue Movement (NRM) Alhaji Ibrahim Usman
African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore
Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) Fela Durotoye
Alliance for People’s Trust (APT) Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim
Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Obiageli Ezekwesili
Young Progressive Party (YPP) Kingsley Moghalu
National Interest Party (NIP) Mrs Eunice Atuejide
Sustainable National Party (SNP) Ahmed Buhari
Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES) Alistair Soyode
Independent Democrats (ID) Edozie Madu
People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN) Hamza Al-Mustapha
We the People of Nigeria (WTPN) Prof. Peter Nwangwu
Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Olusegun Mimiko
All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) John Ogbor