The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 23 fresh political parties, ahead of the 2019 general election.

The commission has therefore invited the national chairmen and national secretaries of the 23 newly-registered parties to receive their respective certificates of registration at an event scheduled to hold on Thursday August 16 at the INEC Conference Room in Abuja.

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The development brings to 91, the total number of political parties in the country.

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