Spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, was among the names published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as successful candidate that will be participating in the 2023 General election.
The commission published the lists of successfully nominated candidates from the 18 political parties that will be participating in the 2023 general election.
Ugochinyere will fly the flag of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its candidates for Ideato North and South Federal Constituency.
Recall that Ikenga beat seven other aspirants including the incumbent in a landslide victory to clinch the ticket.
The name of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential candidate of PDP, Mr. Peter Obi Presidential candidate of Labour Party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who is Presidential candidate of the NNPP, were also published.
With this publication, all the anxiety of who are the candidates submitted to the electoral umpire by the parties have been laid to rest as the candidates now await the formal opening of campaigns.
The publication of the names of the candidates comes along with the publication of the personal particulars of all the candidates, which allows citizens to access the personal data of all persons seeking to be voted into public office.