Friday, June 14, 2024

Top 10 Youngest Presidential Candidates In The 2023 Election


Nigeria is the most populated black country in Africa. In a few days, Nigerians will be heading to the polls to elect their next president. 18 political parties are jostling for the post of president, however, we shall be considering the top 10 youngest presidential candidates.

1. Imumolen Irene Christopher-39 Years

The presidential candidate of the Accord Party, 39-year-old Christopher Imumolen, is a university professor, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist. He is the youngest presidential candidate in the 2023 election.

2. Ojei Princess Chichi-44 Years

Princess Chichi Ojei, the presidential candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), is a prominent Delta state-born politician. She is the only female presidential candidate in the 2023 election, she is 44 years old.

3. Kachickwu Dumebi-48 Years

Kachickwu Dumebi is 48 years old contesting under the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Party. Dumebi is the Founder and Chairman of Roots Television Nigeria. He defeated his closest rival Kingsley Moghalu to emerge the flag bearer of the ADC Party.

4. Adenuga Sunday Oluwafemi-48 Years

Adenuga Sunday Oluwafemi Is 48 years old contesting on Boot Party (BP). He hails from Ogun state in southwest Nigeria, he is a business mogul.

5. Nnadi Charles Osita-49 Years


Nnadi Charles Osita is a 49-year-old presidential candidate contesting on Action Peoples Party (APP)

6. Adebayo Adewole Ebenezer-51 Years

Adebayo Adewole Ebenezer is a 51 years old legal practitioner and founder of KAFTAN TV contesting under the Social Democratic Party (SDP). He has been a political and social analyst.

7. Sowore Omoyele Stephen-51 Years

Sowore Omoyele Stephen is 51 years old, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) party, Omoyele Sowore is a human rights activist, the founder of the AAC and he is the owner of the Sahara Reporters.

Sowore has been on trial since 2019 after calling for a revolution, He is the only presidential candidate that can not travel out of the country.

8. Osakwe Felix Johnson-57 Years

Osakwe Felix Johnson is 57 years old, the presidential candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM). Felix Johnson Osakwe is from the Ukwuani Local government of Delta State.

9. Adio-Ibrahim Abdulmalik-58 Years

Adio-Ibrahim Abdulmalik is 58 years old, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP). He is the founder of the Rest Nigeria Initiative, an organization set up to change politics in Nigeria.

10. Obi Peter George-61 Years

Peter Obi is 61 years old. He graduated from the University of Nigeria in 1984. He started his career as a businessman before joining politics. Obi is contesting on the platform of the labour Party (LP).

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill not too young to run” on the 31st of May 2018 to encourage young Nigerians to aspire for political offices in Nigeria. In the Nigerian law now, a person of 35 years can run and be elected as President or Vice President. We believe this is a start of truly practicing democracy, where the youth can vote and be voted for. What do you think about this? Make sure you let us know in the comment section.

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