BON, NEDG Pick Only 5 Political Parties For Debate

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) has announced the selection of 5 political parties for the vice presidential and presidential debates leading up to the 2019 general elections.

In a statement to newsmen obtained by PoliticsNGR, the Executive secretary of the NEDG, Eddi Emesiri revealed that the political parties selected include: The peoples Democratic Party(PDP), The All Progressives Congress(APC), The Alliance for New Nigeria(ANN), Allied Congress Party of Nigeria(ACPN) and the Young progressives Party(YPP).

This means that the Presidential candidates that will be publicly squaring off include; Atiku Abubakar, Muhammadu Buhari, Fela Durotoye, Oby Ezekwesili and Kingsley Moghalu.

The vice-presidential debate will hold from 7pm at the congress hall of the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja on Friday, December 14, 2018, while the presidential debate is scheduled to hold on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

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