2015: Check Out The List Of The 10 Presidential Candidates As Released By INEC

5 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
(m) at 29-12-2014 07:35AM (5 years ago)

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As 2015 general election draws nearer, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have released the list of the candidates to contest for 2015 Presidential election.

The submission of the names to INEC closed on December 25 and Nigerians have seven days to raise any objection on the particulars of the candidates.

According to INEC: “The personal particulars are displayed in all the state and local government offices of the commission in the constituencies of the candidates.

“Any person who has reasonable grounds to believe that any information given by any candidate is false or that the candidate is not qualified or is disqualified from contesting the elections should notify the commission in writing within seven days of this publication.”

Eleven conditions under which any of the presidential candidates or other candidates can be disqualified are:

” While a person is disqualified if he or she (i) has declared allegiance to another country; (ii) has been elected to the office of President or Governor at any two previous elections; (iii) adjudged to be a lunatic or declared to be of unsound mind; (iv) is under a sentence of death or is under a sentence of imprisonment or fine for an offence involving dishonesty or fraud (v) has in the last 10 years been convicted and sentenced for an offence involving dishonesty (vi) has been found guilty of a contravention of the code of conduct; (vii) is an undischarged bankrupt; (viii) is employed in the public service and does not resign, withdraw or retire at least 30 days to the election; (ix) is a member of a secret society; (x) has been indicted for embezzlement or fraud by a Judicial Committee of Inquiry or an Administrative Panel of Inquiry or a Tribunal and which indictment has been accepted by the Federal or State Government; (xi) has presented a forged certificate to INEC”


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