Awami League Advisory Council member Md Shahabuddin Chuppu is set to become the next President of Bangladesh as the ruling party on Sunday nominated him as the party's presidential candidate.
An Awami League team, led by the party’s general secretary Obaidul Quader, submitted the nomination paper to the Election Commission.
“There is no reaction now. This is Almighty Allah’s will,” Shahabuddin told reporters after submission of the nomination paper at the Election Commission.
Shahabuddin, a retired district and sessions judge, served as a commissioner at the Anti-Corruption Commission.
“Two applications have been submitted to the office of the Chief Election Commissioner and Presidential Election Officer at 11:00am and 11:05am for the same person. These two applications will be scrutinized tomorrow (Monday) at 1pm. The chief election officer will inform you tomorrow after scrutinizing the nomination papers,”said Election Commission Secretary Jahangir Alam.