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13 political parties field candidates for guber election in Katsina – Official

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 The Independent National Electoral Commision INEC says no fewer than 13 political parties have fielded candidates for the 2023 governorship election in Katsina State Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim the INEC s Head of Department HoD Elections and Political Party Monitoring EPM disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Katsina Ibrahim added that the names of all the gubernatorial candidates and their deputies were pasted at the Katsina State INEC s headquarters The political parties include Accord Party A African Action Congress AAC African Democratic Congress ADC African Democratic Party ADP and All Progressive Congress APC Others are Allied People s Movement APM Boot Party BP Labour Party LP New Nigeria People s Party NNPP and People s Democratic Party PDP Also People s Redemption Party PRP Social Democratic Party SDP and Zenith Labour Party ZLP are included Out of the 18 political parties that fielded candidates for one position or the other only APGA Action Alliance AA National Rescue Party NRM Young Progressive Party YPP and All People s Party APP are not contesting for governorship seat said the official Ibrahim explained that out of the 18 political parties five are not participating for the Senatorial positions adding that only six are participating in all the three Senatorial Zones While four parties are not participating at all for the House of Representatives election only APC PDP and NNPP have submitted the complete 15 contestants each he explained According to him 12 political parties fielded candidates for the state s assembly elections saying only three parties presented candidates from all the 34 Local Government Areas LGAs NAN reports that the name of Dr Dikko Radda appeared as the APC governorship candidate Sen Lado Danmarke for PDP while Mr Nura Khalil as the NNPP candidate NewsSourceCredit NAN
13 political parties field candidates for guber election in Katsina – Official

Independent National Electoral Commision

The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) says no fewer than 13 political parties have fielded candidates for the 2023 governorship election in Katsina State.

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Abdullahi Ibrahim

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Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, the INEC’s Head of Department (HoD), Elections and Political Party Monitoring (EPM), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Katsina.

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Katsina State INEC

Ibrahim added that the names of all the gubernatorial candidates and their deputies were pasted at the Katsina State INEC’s headquarters.

Accord Party

“The political parties include Accord Party (A), African Action Congress (AAC), African Democratic Congress (ADC), African Democratic Party  (ADP) and All Progressive Congress (APC).

Allied People

“Others are Allied People’s Movement (APM), Boot Party (BP), Labour Party (LP), New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Redemption Party

“Also, People’s Redemption Party (PRP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) are included.

Action Alliance

“Out of the 18 political parties that fielded candidates for one position or the other, only APGA- Action Alliance (AA), National Rescue Party (NRM), Young Progressive Party (YPP) and All People’s Party (APP) are not contesting for governorship seat,” said the official.

Senatorial Zones

Ibrahim explained that out of the 18 political parties, five are not participating for the Senatorial positions, adding that only six are participating in all the three Senatorial Zones.

House of Representatives

While four parties are not participating at all for the House of Representatives election, only APC, PDP and NNPP have submitted the complete 15 contestants each, he explained.

Local Government Areas

According to him, 12 political parties fielded candidates for the state’s assembly elections, saying only three parties presented candidates from all the 34 Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Dikko Radda

NAN reports that the name of Dr Dikko Radda appeared as the APC governorship candidate, Sen. Lado Danmarke for PDP while Mr Nura Khalil as the NNPP candidate.


 

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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