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Graphic zeigt Profil der führenden Kandidaten für die Präsidentenwahl in Nigeria.


Nigerianer gehen zur umkämpften Präsidentschaftswahl

February 22, 2023 - Samstag wählen die Nigerianer einen Präsidenten, von der Analysten sagen, dass das Ergebnis zu knapp wird um eindeutig zu sein. Umfragen ergeben, dass von 18 Kandidaten nur drei eine echte Chance auf den Wahlsieg haben.

Former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) faces Atiku Abubakar of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, a wild-card candidate who defected from the PDP to the smaller Labour Party and now leads in at least five opinion polls.

Whoever Nigerians choose to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari – only the second incumbent in Nigerian history to bow out willingly after serving two democratic terms – will have to resolve a litany of crises that have worsened under the retired army general’s administration.

These include banditry and militant violence now affecting most parts of the country, systemic corruption that deters investment and enriches a well-connected elite, high inflation and widespread cash shortages after a botched introduction of new bills late last year, Reuters said.

PUBLISHED: 24/02/2023; STORY: Graphic News