Nigeria has the largest population in African and Nigeria is known as the giant of Africa. The last time and election was conducted in Nigeria was in 2019 by the Independent Electoral Commission, a body know for organizing elections.
The next election is fast approaching, the election will hold 2023 around February or march. And below are the list of presidential candidates for then forthcoming general election.
1. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Bola Tinubu is the flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress popular know as APC. He is a leader of the party and he was once a governor and a senator. He is a leader who has help so many politicians to attained one or two political seats in the past. He even makes reference to his achievements as a reason he should be voted.
2. Malam Atiku Abubakar
Atiku Abubakar was also a formal vice-president, under President Olusegun Obasanjo. few weeks ago, he emerged as the presidential flag bearer for the People Democracy Party, well known as PDP. Malam Atiku was a major rival of the current President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 presidential general election. However, he was defeated and this time, he is here again to contest again, hopefully he will defeat the ruling political party, the All Progressive Congress (APC)
3. Mr. Peter Obi
Peter Obi is now the flag bearer of Labour Party (LP) after defecting from People Democracy Party. He was once a governor of Anambra state. What is amazing me is that, this man was Atiku Abubakar running mate during the 2019 general election, he was the vice-president of People Democracy party and unfortunately for Obi and Atiku, they were defeated. Today, he stand as a presidential candidate and he has many supporters, which are mostly youths as well as many celebrities, including a popular Nigerian human right Aisha Yusufu.
5. Malam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was also a former governor of Kano state. He is the flag bearer of New Nigeria Peoples Party popularly known as NNPP. Many Nigerians in the considered him to be the best candidate so far.
6. Mr. Omoyele Sowore
Sowore Is the flag bearer for the Africa Action Congress (AAC). He contested in 2019 during the 2019 general election. Mr. Sowore is a popular Nigerian human right activist and the founder of Sahara reporters.