On 25 February 2023, Nigerians will head to the polls to elect a new President of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria. Eighteen candidates are vying to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. For the
first time since the country’s return to democracy in 1999, none of the candidates is an incumbent or
a former military leader.
With our country’s upcoming elections, staying informed and engaged in the political process is
crucial. Here’s what you should know:
⮚ The elections will determine the country’s leadership for the next four years. The elected
official will be in charge of addressing various critical issues, such as the economy, security,
corruption, infrastructure development, education, healthcare, and others
⮚ It is imperative that you exercise your right to vote as a citizen. Make sure you are familiar
with your voting centre. Encourage your family and friends to vote, as well
⮚ Vote knowing how your candidate intends to address critical issues such as the economy,
security, education, healthcare, and more
⮚ The election period can be a sensitive time, with some security concerns. It is, therefore,
important to stay safe by being aware of your surroundings, and avoiding areas of potential
danger, and adhering to official security guidelines.
We hope this information is useful as you prepare for the upcoming elections. Remember, we
are working together to ensure that the election is peaceful, free, and fair and to vote in the people’s
the choice for president.
Stay safe and vote wisely.