Saturday, January 19, 2019

Buhari Emerges Oldest Candidate On INEC’s List

The Independent National Electoral Commission released the list of presidential, senatorial and House of Representatives candidates contesting the 2019 elections.

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate who turned 76 on December 17, 2018, is the oldest of all the 72 candidates running for the number one office.

The other septuagenarian presidential candidates are Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (72) of the Peoples Democratic Party and Maj.-Gen. John Gbor (70) of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

The oldest vice-presidential candidates are the People’s Trust’s Dr Agwuncha Nwankwo (76) and the United Patriots’ Moses Okeke (72).


In the 60-69 age range, there are 12 presidential candidates and seven vice-presidential candidates, including Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of the APC.

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