Breaking: APC releases names of 24 approved governorship candidates (full list)

Breaking: APC releases names of 24 approved governorship candidates (full list)

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the list of 24 cleared candidates for the 2019 governorship elections.

National publicity secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, who released the list in a statement said it was a result of the meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) held on Thursday, October 4, Premium Times reports.

“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,” Nabena said.

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Here is the list:

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 state

22. Inuwa Yahaya – Gombe state

23. Sunny Ogboji – Ebonyi state

24. Sani Abubakar Danladi – Taraba state

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Legit.ng had reported that on Thursday, September 27, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it had screened members of the party with ambitions to become governors in various states across Nigeria.

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Source: Legit.ng

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