INEC registers 21 new political parties, Nigeria now has 67 (FULL LIST)
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, bringing the total number of parties in Nigeria to 67.
This was made known in a statement by May Agbmuche-Mbu.
Below is INEC’s full statement:
INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held its usual weekly meeting today and took decisions on the registration of new political parties, the findings on the allegation of double registration by the Governor of Kogi State and the outstanding Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election.
REGISTRATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTIES
The following associations have fulfilled the Constitutional requirements for registration as political parties:
With this development, the total number of registered political parties in Nigeria is now 67.