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2023 Elections: Number Of Political Parties Down To 18 — INEC Chairman

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Tobi Adebayo 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has announced the deregistration of 74 political parties in Nigeria.

Prof. Yakubu made the announcement at a press conference in Abuja and said the decision was made in preparations for the 2023 general elections.

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The number of political parties in the country is now down to a total of 18 from 92.

Nigerians had in the past elections complained about the number of political parties represented on the ballot papers and how they caused confusion when thumb printing.

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