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Full List of all Qualified Governorship Candidates of the APC

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has released a list of all qualified governorship candidates that will be running under the platform of the party.

This was disclosed by the National Publicity secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena in a statement. The list according to the statement is a result of the meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) held on Thursday.

“Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, 4th October, 2018 ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.”

The party however did not name candidates in some states whose primaries are yet to be resolved. National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomole said new electoral panels will be set up to conduct governorship primaries in Imo and Zamfara states.

See list of approved candidates below:

  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

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