Meet APC and PDP Governorship candidates in 29 States

The 2019 election has kicked off in all the 36 states including FCT but only 29 States are in a battle for Governorship seats other states are voting State Assembly election. The battle is between the two leading political parties in many states but in the states like Imo, Ogun and Rivers the contest will not be between the APC and PDP, it will extend to other strong parties.

Below is a list of the states where gubernatorial elections will be holding and the main contenders for each of the states based on the outcome of the presidential and federal house of assembly election result held two weeks ago.

1. Abia State – Uche Ogah (APC) vs Okezie Ikpeazu (PDP)

2. Adamawa – Mohammed Umar Jibrilla (APC) vs Umaru Ahmadu (PDP)

3. Akwa Ibom – Nsima Ekere (APC) vs Udom Emmanuel (PDP)

4. Bauchi – Mohammaed Abubakar (APC) vs Bala Mohammaded (PDP)

5. Benue – Emmanuel Jimme (APC) vs Samuel Ortom (PDP)

6. Borno – Baba Gana Umara-Zulum (APC) vs Mohammed Alkali Imam (PDP)

7. Cross River – Owan Enoh (APC) vs Benedict Ayade (PDP)

8. Delta – Great Ogboru (APC) vs Okowa (PDP)

9. Ebonyi – Sunday Ogbuoji (APC) vs David Umahi (PDP)

10. Enugu – Ayogu Eze (APC) vs Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (PDP)

11. Gombe – Mohammed Inuwa Yahya (APC) vs Nafada Usman Bayero (PDP)

12. Imo – Hope Uzodinma (APC) vs Emeka Ihedioha (PDP)

13. Jigawa – Mohhammed Badaru Abubakar (APC) vs Aminu Ibrahim Ringim (PDP)

14. Kaduna – El-rufai (APC) vs Isa Mohammad Ashiru (PDP)

15. Kano – Abdullahi Ganduje (APC) vs Abba Kabir Yusuf (PDP)

16. Katsina – Masari (APC) vs Garba Yakubu Lado (PDP)

17. Kwara – Abdurahaman AbdulRazak (APC) vs Razak Atunwa (PDP)

18. Kebbi – Abubakar Bagudu (APC) vs Isa Mohammed Galadu (PDP)

19. Lagos – Sanwo-Olu (APC) vs Jimi Agbaje (PDP)

20. Nasarawa – Audu Sule (APC) vs David Emmanuel Ombudagu (PDP)

21. Niger – Abubakar Sani Bello (APC) vs Umar Nasko (PDP)

22. Ogun State – Dapo Abiodun (APC) vs Buruji Kshamu (PDP) vs Paseda (SDP)

23. Oyo State – Adebayo Adelabu (APC) vs Oluseyi Makinde (PDP)

24. Plateau – Simon Laong (APC) vs Jeremiah Useni (PDP)

25. Rivers – Nyesom Wike (PDP) vs Awara Biokpomabo (AAC)

26. Sokoto – Ahmed Aliyu (APC) vs Aminu Tambuwal (PDP)

27. Taraba – Sani Abubakar Danladi (APC) vs Darius Ishaku (PDP)

28. Yobe – Mai Mala (APC) vs Umar Damaggum (PDP)

29. Zamfara – Idris Shehu APC vs Bello Mohammed (PDP)

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