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BREAKING: Labour Party Chairman Dies In His Sleep On 2023 Election Day

BREAKING: Labour Party Chairman Dies In His Sleep On 2023 Election Day



BREAKING: Labour Party Chairman Dies In His Sleep On 2023 Election Day

Labour Party Chairman has in his sleep on 2023 Election Day.

The Editor Nigeria reports that the Labour Party (LP) chairman in the Karshi district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Valentine Onuigbo is dead.


This online news platform understands that family members found the Labour Party Chairman to have died in his sleep in the wee hours of today, Saturday, February 25, 2023. Today is the 2023 Presidential election day.


Before his death, the Labour Party Chairman coordinated the pre-election activities of the party till late Friday, February 24, 2023, and was said to have been eagerly awaiting the commencement of voting on Saturday. His body has been deposited in the Asokoro Hospital mutuary in the nation’s capital.

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Meanwhile, CityNews  Nigeria reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the 2023 general elections at exactly 8:30 am amid tight security on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

Nigerians voting from a list of eighteen (18) Presidential candidates and four thousand, two hundred and twenty-three (4,223) National Assembly candidates, who are contesting for four hundred and sixty-nine (469) federal legislative positions.

No fewer than eighteen (18) political parties are participating in the 2023 general elections, however, some would not be fielding candidates for the position of president. This is less than the 91 political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections.

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According to the figures recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), there are currently 93,469,008 Registered Voters but 87,209,007 voters out of the 93,469,008 registered voters have collected their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and would be expected to vote in the 2023 general elections compared to  84,004,084 in the 2019 general elections.

BREAKING: Labour Party Chairman Dies In His Sleep On 2023 Election Day

The main contenders in terms of political parties are the All Progressives Congress, APC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the Labour Party, LP, and of course, the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the presidential candidate of the ruling APC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is flying the flag of the PDP, former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi is the candidate of the LP, while Rabiu Kwankwaso is the NNPP standard bearer.

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In the build-up to the elections, CityNews Nigeria reports that Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), have popped up clearly as top contenders for the office of the president.



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