INEC Registers New Party Linked to Atiku

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered two new political parties, one of which is a party linked to former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.

The electoral body said on Friday that Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, a party Mr. Abubakar has said his associates were working on registering; and Independent Democrats, ID, have been registered as new parties.

INEC said it has approved the constitution, manifesto, logo/flag and list of National Executive Officers of the two parties.