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2023: Sowore declares intention to run for president

Omoyele Sowore, Human Right Activist and publisher of 'Sahara Reporters' has declared intention to run for president in the 2023 general election.
Sowore’s declaration took place at the Women Development Center Abuja on Tuesday. 

He had earlier in the day hinted that he would be declaring his intention to contest the presidential election.

“Today in Abuja at noon, I will be declaring my intention to run for the position of President, Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he wrote on his Facebook page. 

Sowore is expected to contest on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC).

He was the party’s candidate in the 2019 presidential election, when he garnered 33,953 votes.

On Tuesday he posted a picture that had the inscription ‘Sowore for President’.

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