APC NWC clears Sanwo-Olu, Adelabu, Dapo Abiodun, 21 other governorship candidates

    The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has cleared 24 governorship candidates to contest the 2019 elections.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Friday.

    Prince Dapo AbiodunHe said the decision to clear the candidates was taken at a meeting of the NWC held on Thursday.

    According to him, the NWC ratified reports submitted by the various electoral committees set up by the party to conduct the exercise across the nation.

    The statement read in part, “The Party’s National Working Committee 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.

    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”