Nigeria 2015: INEC Releases Names,Qualifications of 14 Presidential Candidates

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published names of 14 presidential candidates for the 2015 general elections.

Details of the names were released on the Commission’s website on Tuesday, showing that one presidential candidate and four vice presidential candidates are females.


Party – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Presidential Candidate – President Goodluck Jonathan, PHD (Zoology)
Running Mate – Vice-President Namadi Sambo, M.Sc (Arch)

Party – All Progressives Congress (APC)
Presidential Candidate – General Muhammadu Buhari (WASC)
Running Mate – Prof. Yemi Osinbajo , (LLB,BL)

Party – Kowa Party
Presidential Candidate – Prof. Comfort Oluremi Sonaiya (PHD)
Running Mate – Saidu Bobboi (B.A)

Party – Hope Democratic Party
Presidential Candidate – Ambrose Albert (LLB, BL, PGD)
Running Mate – Haruna Shaba (HND)

Party – Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)
Presidential Candidate – Ganiyu Galadima (HND)
Running Mate – Balarabe Ahmed (PGD)

Party – Alliance for Democracy (AD)
Presidential Candidate – Rafiu Salau (SSCE)
Running Mate – Prof. Clinton Cliff Akuchie (B.SC)

Party – United Democratic Party
Presidential Candidate – Godson Okoye (LLB, BL)
Running Mate – Haruna Adamu (NCE)

Party – African Democratic Congress
Presidential Candidate – Dr. Nani Ibrahim Ahmad (PHD)
Running Mate – Obianuju Murphy-Uzohue (PHD)

Party – National Conscience Party (NCP)
Presidential Candidate – Martin Onovo (MSC)
Running Mate – Ibrahim Mohammed (HND)

Party- Accord Alliance
Presidential Candidate – Tunde Anifowoshe-Kelani (BED)
Running Mate – Comrade Paul Ishaka Ofomile (HND)

Party – United Progressive Party
Presidential Candidate – Chekwas Okorie (PHD)
Running Mate – Bello Umar (B.A)

Party – African Peoples Alliance, APA
Presidential Candidate – Ayeni Adebayo (B.SC)
Running Mate – Anthony Ologbosere (B.SC)

Party – Congress for Progressive Change (CPC)
Presidential Candidate – Chief Sam Eke (PHD)
Running Mate – Hassana Hassan (Nursing Cert & midwifery)

Party – Peoples Party of Nigeria, PPN
Presidential Candiate – Allagoa Chinedu (B.SC)
Running Mate – Arabamhen Mary (SSCE)


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