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Nigeria: 35 women candidates for 2023 elections in Kaduna  

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Nigeria: 35 women candidates for 2023 elections in Kaduna  (Blueprint)

The Kaduna state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Dr. Asmau Maikudi, has stated that 35 women are among the various political parties’ candidates for the 2023 general elections in Kaduna state.

Addressing a one day sensitisation and enlightenment meeting with women contestants and other stakeholders at the Kaduna state INEC headquarters on Thursday, Asmau called for more political support and political position for Nigerian women.

He said women constitute more than half of the population, more than 50% of registered voters in Nigeria and contribute more than men to the socio-economic development of Nigeria. 

Click here to read the full article published by Blueprint on 4 August 2022.

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