2019: APC Clears 24 Governorship Candidates

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared 24 governorship aspirants as its candidates to contest the 2019 governorship election in 24 states.

The party’s Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Nabena said the decision was taken following the conclusion of the governorship primaries in the states involved, at the end of the NWC meeting on Thursday.

He said  the NWC at the meeting, ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopted the under-listed as the party’s governorship candidates for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

  1. ABDULLAHI UMAR GANDUJE – KANO STATE
    2. MOHAMMED ABUBAKAR – BAUCHI STATE
    3. SIMON LALONG – PLATEAU STATE
    4. NASIR EL-RUFAI – KADUNA STATE
    5. MOHAMMED BADARU ABUBAKAR – JIGAWA STATE
    6. AHMED ALIYU – SOKOTO STATE
    7. ABUBAKAR ATIKU BAGUDU – KEBBI STATE
    8. AMINU BELLO MASARI – KATSINA STATE
    9. ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO – NIGER STATE
    10. BABAGANA UMARA-ZULUM – BORNO STATE
    11. MAI MALA BUNI – YOBE STATE
    12. ABUBAKAR A. SULE – NASARAWA STATE
    13. EMMANUEL JIMME – BENUE STATE
    14. BABAJIDE SANWO–OLU – LAGOS STATE
    15. TONYE COLE – RIVERS STATE
    16. UCHE OGAH – ABIA STATE
    17. NSIMA EKERE – AKWA-IBOM STATE
    18. ADEBAYO ADELABU – OYO STATE
    19. DAPO ABIODUN – OGUN STATE
    20. GREAT OGBORU – DELTA STATE
    21. OWAN ENOH – CROSS-RIVER
    22. INUWA YAHAYA – GOMBE STATE
    23. SUNNY OGBOJI – EBONYI STATE
    24. SANI ABUBAKAR DANLADI – TARABA STATE

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, all political parties are expected to conclude their primaries by Oct. 7

 

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