Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Party (APC) has set its presidential primaries for May 30-31, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will step down after serving two four-year terms following a February 23, 2023 ballot.
The country’s political parties are due to pick presidential candidates by June 3.
Official campaigning will begin in September, according to the country’s electoral commission.
Current Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu are frontrunners in the race to be the next candidate.
The primaries for governors, state house assembly, national house of representatives and the senate are slated to run from May 18 to 24.