The Vice Presidential debates put together by Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) has taken place.
An independently administered multi-stage process led to the selection of five political parties that partook in Friday’s Vice Presidential debate.
Present at the debate were Ganiyu Galadima of the ACPN, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of the ANN, Professor Yemi Osinbajo of the APC, Mr Peter Obi of the PDP and Umma Getso of the YPP.
The debate was an interesting one with the Vice-Presidential candidates stating categorical their plans for Nigeria and answering critical questions about the growth of the nation and its future.
Channelstv.com was on the ground at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja where the debate took place.
7:00pm The moderator, Imoni Amarere, welcomes the five vice presidential candidates participating in the debate and others. He assures Nigerians that none of the candidate has seen the questions to be asked.
Amarere, thereafter, introduces the candidates participating in the debate.
ACPN Vice Presidential Candidate, Ganiyu Galadima, gives his remarks. He says there is a need to fix the economy.
He says between 2015 and now, Nigeria has recorded little or no improvement in governance. He also blames unemployment rate which he says is “becoming higher” on the “wrong policy” of the government.
ANN Vice Presidential Candidate Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya introduces herself. She says she is a nation builder, lawyer, and social entrepreneur.