According to a report by Nigerian Women Trust Fund,
“for over 1600 candidates for the House of Representatives, PDP have only 19 female candidates, APC has 26 and Labour, 15. The party with the highest number of female candidates for the House is the Mega People Political Party (MPPP). The numbers are worse for the Senate. Out of a total of 747 Nigerians vying to get in PDP, APC and Labour out did themselves and fielded 7 each. MPPP led again with 16”.
Below is an infographic analyzing these numbers;
Nigerian Women Trust Fund works on increasing women representation in elective and appointive positions in government.