In political history, every Nigeria presidential election seems like the pivotal election that decides if the country will finally break her people or not, but we continue to survive. This is home to over 200 million people who speak over 500 languages. The state of the economy is dwindling by the day, with various policies making things even more difficult for the everyday person.
The most recent currency design update has made things so difficult for the economic class that need cash for their daily activities, the queues at the banks are overwhelming and then we have the currency exchangers with outrageous rates, and remember they’re exchanging the naira for the naira, just newer notes.
The 2023 Nigeria presidential election is said to be held on 25 February 2023 to elect the president and vice president of Nigeria. I hope that everyone who is physically and mentally able to vote, comes out and casts their vote for the hope of a better tomorrow for Nigeria.
The gubernatorial election for state governors will follows 2 weeks after, on 11 March 2023, for 31 out of 36 states and the election for Imo State, Kogi State, and Bayelsa State will be held on 11 November 2023.
key players in the upcoming presidential election:
Peter Gregory Obi, the Labour Party nominee for President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election, after defecting from the People’s Democratic Party in May 2022.
Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate for the 2023 presidential election. He ran unsuccessfully for President of Nigeria five times, in 1993, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu, chosen as the All Progressives Congress nominee in the 2023 Nigerian presidential election. On 8 June 2022, he won the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressive Congress scoring 1,271, to defeat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Rotimi Amaechi who scored 235 and 316 respectively.
Ultimately, the 2023 Nigeria Presidential Election will be a highly complex event with multiple factors affecting the outcome. As we get closer to the election, it’s essential to remain informed, engaged, and proactive in understanding the issues and developments.