Osun 2018: INEC publishes final list of 48 parties, lists names of candidates, deputies

Osun 2018: INEC publishes final list of 48 parties, lists names of candidates, deputies

- INEC has published the names of parties' candidates and their deputies ahead of 2018 Osun gubernatorial election

- The governorship election is holding on Saturday, September 22 in the state

- Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the state had on Tuesday, August 21, boasted that the APC would win the election

Ahead of Saturday, September 22, gubernatorial election in Osun state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the names of 48 political parties that are contesting for the election with the names of their governorship candidates and deputies.

Legit.ng regional reporter in Osogbo, Sola Adetona, reports that while speaking at the presentation of soft copies of voters’ register to the participating political parties, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Segun Agbaje, said that the exercise was in line with the electoral act of Nigeria and the law of the commission.

The strategic meeting also had the INEC national commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun and Ekiti, Chief Adedeji Shoyebi, in attendance.

Agbaje said that a total of 1,152,751 PVCs have been collected by their owners out of 1,668,524 received in the state, leaving a balance of 515,773 as at August 17.

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He said that it was sad that over 500,000 PVCs had yet to be collected out of the over 1.6 million produced for registered voters in the state.

The names of the parties and their candidates are as follows:

1. Party – A

Governor – Julius Olapade Okunola

Deputy Governor – Azeez Kayode Jimoh

2. Party – AA

Governor – Ogunmodede Adeloye

Deputy Governor - Adepoju Timothy Adetunji

3. Party – ABP

Governor – Oludare Timothy Akinola

Deputy Governor - Halimat Bunmi Ibrahim

4. Party – ACD

Governor – Genga Afeni

Deputy Governor – Oni Esther Oluwatoyin

5. Party – ACPN

Governor – Rufai Adebisi Mujidat

Deputy Governor - Agboola Peter Oluremi

6. Party – AD

Governor – James Olugbenga Akintola

Deputy Governor – Abdulhakeem Oyeniyi Bello

7. Party – ADC

Governor – Fatai Akinade Akinbade

Deputy Governor – Arowolo Oladele

8. Party – ADP

Governor – Adeoti Moshood Olalekan

Deputy Governor – Durotoye Adeolu Akinbola

9. Party – AGA

Governor – Kehinde Olufemi Lawrence

Deputy Governor – Lawal Oluseyi Afusat

10. Party – AGAP

Governor – Adejola Adebayo Rufus

Deputy Governor – Adebayo Adewale Olaolu

11. Party – ANRP

Governor – Alarape Babatunde A.

Deputy Governor – Adelu Ayoade David

12. Party – APA

Governor – Adeleke Adesoji M.A

Deputy Governor – Agbonmagbe Tosin Omowumi

13. Party – APC

Governor – Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola

Deputy Governor – Benedict Olugboyega Alabi

14. Party – APGA

Governor – Oluwatoki Adetokunbo Adedayo A.

Deputy Governor – Adefila Mary Olaitan (Nee Olaleke)

15. Party – APP

Governor – Ekundayo Ademola Precious

Deputy Governor – Ojo Olugbenga Samuel

16. Party – BNPP

Governor – Olapade Olajide Victor

Deputy Governor – Dunmade Adejoke Wuraola

17. Party – C4C

Governor –Ilori Titus Oluwafemi

Deputy Governor – Alabi Temitayo Kadijat

18. Party – DA

Governor – Mutiu Abiodun Ibrahim

Deputy Governor – Fafioye Hammed Abiodun

19. Party – DPC

Governor – Aderemi Aree

Deputy Governor – Onitayo Yemisi Mary

20. Party – DPP

Governor – Solomon Ayodeji Oni

Deputy Governor – Issa Ademola Aderibigbe

21. Party – FJP

Governor – Babatunde Salako Joseph

Deputy Governor – Onifade Saheed Alade

22. Party – GDPN

Governor – Adetipe Adebodun Abiola

Deputy Governor – Ajiboye Funke

23. Party – GPN

Governor – Rafiu Shehu Anifowose

Deputy Governor – Oluwatoyin Adebayo

24. Party – HDP

Governor – Adedoyin Adegoke Joshua Oluwole

Deputy Governor – Olawale Adesoye Adewumi

25. Party – KP

Governor – Fabiyi Oluseyi Olubunmi

Deputy Governor – Ibrahim Adekunle Akande

26. Party – LP

Governor – Babatunde Olaniyi Loye

Deputy Governor – Aderonke Adebayor Jabar

27. Party – MMN

Governor – Raphael A. Feranmi

Deputy Governor – Ariyo Sunday Sina

28. Party – MPN

Governor – Lawal Ganiyu Akanfe

Deputy Governor – Idowu Kayode Olusegun

29. Party – NCP

Governor – Kamarudeen Kalemi Abiodun

Deputy Governor – Lawal Temitope Serifat

30. Party – NPC

Governor – Olaniyi Anthony Fadahunsi

Deputy Governor – Abdulrasheed Afusat Olanike

31. Party – NEPP

Governor – Jegede Hannah Taiwo

Deputy Governor – Rebecca Adeleke Oladepo

32. Party – NNPP

Governor – Adefare Segun Adegoke

Deputy Governor – Adeyeye Nurudeen Adeyemi

33. Party – PANDEL

Governor – Adebayo Rasheedat

Deputy Governor – Ajibola Fatimat

34. Party – PDC

Governor – Kolawole Rafiu Ojonla

Deputy Governor – Oladapo Deborah Oluwatoyin

35. Party – PDP

Governor – Ademola Nirudeen Adeleke

Deputy Governor – Albert A. Adeogun

36. Party – PPA

Governor – Adedokun Musbau Olalekan

Deputy Governor – Ibrahim Bukola

37. Party – PPC

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Governor – Ifeolu Kehinde Adewumi

Deputy Governor – Sunday Makinde Babawale

38. Party – PPN

Governor – Akintunde Adesoji

Deputy Governor - Akanmu Saheed Abiodun

39. Party – PRP

Governor –Badmus Tajudeen Adefola

Deputy Governor – Olajire Gbolahan

40. Party – PT

Governor – Adegboyega Aderemi

Deputy Governor – Usman Omobolaji Taofeek

41. Party – RP

Governor – Ayodele Mercy Tosin

Deputy Governor – Adejumo Mukaila

42. Party – SDP

Governor – Iyiola Omisore

Deputy Governor – Lawal Azeez Olayemi

43. Party – SNP

Governor – Ayoade Ezekiel Adegboyega

Deputy Governor – Omolade Anike Adebayo

44. Party – SPN

Governor – Alfred Adegoke

Deputy Governor – Lameed Gafar

45. Party – UPN

Governor – Adediji Olanrewaju Adewuyi

Deputy Governor – Alabi Ola-Olu Adeniyi

46. Party – UPP

Governor – Odutade Olagunju Adesanya

Deputy Governor – Karonwi Festus Olamilekan

47. Party – YDP

Governor – Adebayo Adeolu Elisha

Deputy Governor – Aleem Atinuke

48. Party – YPP

Governor – Adetunji Olubunmi Omotayo

Deputy Governor – Salawu Kareem Adeniyi

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state said he is optimistic that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would win the September 22 governorship election in the state.

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It was reported that Aregbesola, in a statement made in Osogbo on Wednesday, August 22, by his media adviser, Sola Fasure, said this at the praying ground during Tuesday, August 21, Eid-el-Kabir.

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Source: Legit.ng

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