DISCUSSION: Nigeria political local weather forward of elections
Africa’s most populous nation Nigeria holds elections for its Home of Representatives and Senate on Saturday, adopted in March by state meeting and governors polls. For the reason that election of Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999, after a protracted historical past of coups d’état and dictatorships, elections, nevertheless, contested, have change into the one method to safe Nigeria’s prime job. This yr 78 candidates will compete for the presidency. The primary contenders are the incumbent, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, and Atiku Abubakar of the Folks’s Democratic Occasion. Dr. Emeka Ugwu is the secretary common of the opposition PDP – The Folks’s Democratic Occasion in SA, and Mr. Boa Babarinde of the ruling APC – All Progressives Congress in SA be a part of us now to take a look at the ballot and the environment forward of the vote.
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