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By Emmanuel Ebimoh

The 2019 general elections are approaching, with barely 36 days away.

Nigerians are gearing up to cast their votes; or at least troop to their various polling units to register their presence and observe the elections.

While many Nigerians are not yet sure of who to cast their votes for in the presidential elections, many may have already made up their mind on who they’ll give their mandate to be the president for the next four years.

For those who may not have the list of candidates contesting for the number one position in the land and the party they represent, we’ve compiled the names for you. (See list below)

The general elections are not a do or die affair. Please let us shun violence!

Don’t sell your vote for a piece of cake. Remember, the choice you make now will affect your life in Nigeria for the next four years, or more.

If you have your PVC, we encourage you to go out on the day of elections and peacefully cast your vote for your preferred candidate. And if you don’t have your PVC yet, kindly go to the Ward where you registered to collect yours.

This is your civic responsibility. It is your right. Don’t waste it!

See list of candidates below in no particular order:

1. Muhammadu Buhari – All Progressives’ Congress (APC)

2. Atiku Abubakar – People’s Democratic Party

3. Donald Duke – Social Democratic Party (SDP)

4. Kingsley Moghalu – Young Progressive Party (YPP)

5. Obiageli Ezekwesili – Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)

6. Fela Durotoye – Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN)

7. Omoyele Sowore – African Action Congress (AAC)

8. Tope Fasua – Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)

9. Eunice Atuejide – National Interest Party (NIP)

10. Olusegun Mimiko – Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

11. Adesina Fagbenro-Byron – Kowa Party (KP)

12. Chike Ukaegbu – Advanced Allied Party (AAP)

13. Hamza Al-Mustapha – People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN)

14. Alistair Soyode – Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES)

15. Obadiah Mailafia – African Democratic Congress (ADC)

16. Ahmed Buhari – Sustainable National Party (SNP)

17. Usman Ibrahim Alhaji – National Rescue Movement (NRM)

18. Eniola Ojajuni – Alliance for Democracy (AD)

19. Apostle Sunday Chukwu-EguzolugO – Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP)

20. Funmilayo Adesanya-Davies – Mass Action Joint Alliance (MAJA)

21. Nicolas Felix – Peoples Coalition Party (PCP)

22. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim – Alliance for People’s Trust (APT)

23. Habu Aminchi – Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM)

24. Yabagi Sani – Action Democratic Party (ADP)

25. Moses Shipi – All Blending Party (ABP)

26. Peter Nwangwu – We the People of Nigeria (WTPN)

27. John Ogbor – All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)

28. Edozie Madu – Independent Democrats (ID)

29. Yahaya Ndu – African Renaissance Party (ARP)

30. Davidson Akhimien – Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria (GDPN)

31. Ike Keke – New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP)

32. Hamisu Santuraki – Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN)

33. Habib Gajo – Young Democratic Party (YDP)

34. Williams Awosola – Democratic People’s Congress (DPC)

35. Edozie Madu – Independent Democrats (ID)

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About Emmanuel Ebimoh 174 Articles
Writer, Poet, Editor, Social Media Analyst with 9News Nigeria

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