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 The All Progressive Congress (APC) has released the names of 24 cleared candidates for the forthcoming 2019 governorship elections.

The list was included in a statement signed by the Ag. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabe, on Thursday.

According to the statement, the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), meeting which held on Thursday ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and cleared 24 candidates as governorship candidates for the APC.

The party which conducted its governorship primaries across the country has not resolved governorship candidates for all the 36 states.

Some states’ primaries were postponed due to some irregularities. In Imo and Zamfara states, the APC said new electoral panels would be set up to conduct governorship primaries.

Read the full 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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