Ben Ayade, APC
Ayade is the current governor of Cross River State and officially joined the race for the presidency in April 2022, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ahmed Lawan, APC
Lawan is the president of the Nigerian Senate and purchased an APC presidential nomination form on 9 May 2022.
Uju Ohanenye, APC
Ohanenye, a lawyer and entrepreneur, is among the small minority of women who have declared intentions to run for the presidency. She officially entered the race to become the APC’s presidential candidate in May 2022.
Rotimi Amaechi, APC
Amaechi is Nigeria’s current minister of transportation and a former governor of Rivers State. In April 2022, he declared his intention to become the APC’s presidential candidate through his official social media channels and an official statement.
Chris Ngige, APC
Ngige is Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment and a former governor of Anambra State. He announced his decision to run for president at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anambra State, in April 2022.
Chukwuemeja Nwajuba, APC
Nwajuba is Nigeria’s minister of state for education and has declared his interest in running for president come 2023.
Godswill Akpabio, APC
Akpabio is Nigeria’s minister of Niger Delta Affairs and a former governor of Akwa Ibom State. He joined the race to become the APC’s presidential candidate through an announcement he made at the Ikot Ekpene Stadium in April 2022.
Tunde Bakare, APC
Bakare is a senior pastor at the Citadel Global Community Church in Lagos and was Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate during the 2011 presidential election. In April 2022, he declared that he would join the race to become the APC’s candidate to replace Buhari. Peter Obi, PDP
Obi is a former governor of Anambra State and was Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election. In March 2022, he declared at the Government House, Awka, that he would enter the race to become the PDP’s candidate for Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election. Obi explained that he wanted to lead a unified and secure nation, saying: ‘I’m not aspiring for a political position, but to serve the country.’Trending video of the day;
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