Final Rounds of Nigerian Elections Debate due to take off


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Flag bearers of Nigeria’s frontline political parties are due to participate in the final rounds of the Nigerian Elections Debate Group’s Presidential Debate slated for today March 22, 2015.

Thirteen candidates are scheduled to take part in the two-session event commencing at 12 noon local time (11.00 hours GMT) at the International Conference Centre Abuja.


The schedule for the First Session taking place between 12 noon and 2.00pm is as follows:

                CANDIDATE                                    POLITICAL PARTY

1.       Tunde Anifowose Kelani                                    Action Alliance

2.       Ganiyu Galadima                                              Allied Congress Party of Nigeria

3.       Mani Ibrahim Ahmed                                     African Democratic Congress

4.       Rafiu Salau                                                          Alliance for Democracy

5.       Ayeni Musa Adebayo                                     African Peoples Alliance

6.       Sam Eke                                                               Citizens Popular Party

7.       Ambrose Albert Owuru                                 Hope Democratic Party

Second session (3.00pm – 5.00pm)

1.       Muhammadu Buhari                                    All Progressives Congress *

2.       Comfort Oluremi Sonaiya                             KOWA Party

3.       Martin Onovo                                             National Conscience Party

4.       Goodluck Ebele Jonathan                             Peoples Democratic Party

5.       Godson Mgbodile Okoye                             United Democratic Party

6.       Chekwas Okorie                                      United Progressive Party

*The All Progressives Congress had not confirmed whether its candidate would attend the debate at the time of this report.

The event will be broadcast live by major radio and TV stations in Nigeria and will also be streamed live online.


Source# VON#

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