Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has come out to say that the commission has deregistered some political parties in Nigeria.
The deregistration of the parties was announced today in Abuja, and Mahmood revealed that the affected parties did not meet INEC‘s requirements.
According to him, Nigeria now has 18 parties, and the erring parties have been scrapped.
Some of the affected parties include Accord Party, Action Alliance, African Action Congress, African Democratic Congress, All Progressives Congress, All Progressives Grand Alliance and Allied Peoples Movement, Labour Party, New Nigeria Peoples Party, National Rescue Movement, Peoples Democratic Party, Peoples Redemption Party, Social Democratic Party, Young Progressives Party, and Zenith Labour Party.
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