Full List of Candidates Who Will Be Contesting Against Governor Sanwo-Olu in 2023

Full List of Candidates Who Will Be Contesting Against Governor Sanwo-Olu in 2023

  • The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released 16 names of candidates and political parties for the Lagos guber election in 2023
  • The parties and candidates would be jostling to unseat the present governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in next year's poll
  • INEC has cleared the 16 political parties in which, 15 of which will be challenging the dominance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state

No fewer than 15 candidates will challenge Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the 2023 Lagos state governorship election.

16 of the 18 political parties have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission to contest the governorship seat where Sanwo-Olu is seeking re-election, Vanguard reported.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu/APC/2023 elections/PDP/Lagos
Full lists of candidates contesting against Sanwo-Olu in 2023 Photo Credit: UGC
Source: UGC

According to the list published by the commission, below is the list of those going for the governorship election:

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  1. Sanwo-Olu - APC
  2. Olajide Abdulazeez Adeniran - PDP
  3. Dickson Olaogun - Accord Party
  4. Balogun Abdurazaq - AA
  5. Olayiwola Olajide - AAC
  6. Doherty Adesina - ADC
  7. Bamidele Ishola - ADP
  8. Kupoliyi Funmilayo - APM
  9. Awamaridi Ifagbemi - LP
  10. Jim-Kamal Olarewaju - NNPP
  11. Braithwaite Akinwunmi - NRM
  12. Uthman Olakunle - SDP
  13. Ajayi Adebayo - YPP
  14. Adenipe Adekunle - ZLP
  15. Adeyemi Abiola - APP
  16. Oluwo Olawale - BP

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