BREAKING: Peter Obi Is Candidate With Most Polling Unit Agents in 2023 Election
- Peter Obi can be described as the presidential candidate with the most polling agents across the country following the merger with ADC
- The polling and collation agents were nominated by the 18 political parties as their representatives in the 2023 elections
- All the political parties also nominated a total of 68,057 collation agents and 27 agents for the National Collation Centre
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Peter Obi of the Labour Party has technically become the presidential candidate with the most polling unit agents among other top contenders for the forthcoming presidential election.
This follows the publication of the summary of polling unit and collation centre agents submitted by political parties for the 2023 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
In the publication, Peter Obi’s Labour Party has 134,874 agents, while The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has 96,034.
Recall that the ADC on Monday, February 20, endorsed Obi for the February 25 poll.
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With this endorsement and partnership, 230,908 agents are now working for the LP’s presidential candidate.
INEC releases number of accredited party agents in 176,974 polling units
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that ahead of the forthcoming general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the number of approved party agents.
According to the electoral umpire in a report titled, “Summary of Polling Unit and Collation Centre agents submitted by political parties submitted for the general 2023”, 18 political parties registered 1,500,000 agents.
The party agents will work across the 176,974 polling units for the 2023 general elections.
APC chieftain reveals how Atiku will be shocked by the northeast
In another report, the deputy national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, has declared that Atiku Abubakar will be shocked when the result of the presidential election in the northeast is announced.
Atiku, who is the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), hails from the northeast region.
Ajaka thanked the state governor and people of Borno for coming out en mass to support their son and the vice presidential candidate of the APC, Senator Kashim Shettima.