2023: 25 presidential aspirants contesting for APC ticket (Full list)


There will be no less than 25 presidential candidates running for the ruling All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket (APC).

The 25 candidates had met the deadline for submitting full applications by Friday midnight.

To that goal, the 25 candidates will compete in the party’s presidential primary on May 30.

Senator Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Niger Delta Development Sen. Godswill Akpabio, former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, former Imo State governor Sen. Rochas Okorocha, and former Ogun State governor Sen. Ibikunle Amosu are among those who have submitted nomination forms.

Others are Pastor Tunde Bakare, Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, his Ebonyi State counterpart, Gov. Dave Umahi, Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Minister of State, Education, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba, former Senate President, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, Jigawa governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar and former Zamfara State governor, Sen. Ahmed Yerima.

Also on the list of presidential aspirants that filed their papers are Senator Ajayi Borroffice, the only female aspirant, Barr. (Mrs) Uju Kennedy Ohnenye, Pastor Nicholas Felix Nwagbo, former Speaker of Representative, Hon. Dimeji Bankole, Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawal, AfBD Managing Director, Akinwumi Adesina, former Minister of State, Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, former Minister of Information, Chief Ikeobasi Mokelu and Mr Tein Jack Ric.