A new party has been officially registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC.
The party, African People’s Party, is number 46 on the list of registered parties in Nigeria. It was issued Certificate of Registration on Tuesday in obedience to a court order.
The chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said at the swearing in of the nine new Resident Electoral Commissioners on Wednesday in Abuja, that the party applied for registration in 2014.
Yakubu said, “The Commission yesterday issued Certificate of Registration to APP, which originally applied for registration as a political party in 2014.
“With this development, the number of political parties in Nigeria now stands at 46.”