PDP Governorship congress: Possible candidates across Nigeria

By admin on 08/12/2014

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Across Nigeria today, many governorship aspirants under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will know their fate today, whether they would be the ones chosen to fly their party’s flag in their respective states. While there will not be election in some states such as Anambra, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Osun, many candidates have finalised their plans on how to win it.

 

Factsnewsonline makes a compilation of some states and prominent aspirants to watch. It is compiled in no particular order:

 

 

 

Abia State

 

1.      Okezie Ikpeazu (highly favoured)

 

2.      Uche Ogah

 

3.      Nwanozie Nwosu

 

4.      Nkechi Nwaogu

 

5.      Okey Paul Nwankwo

 

6.      Chukwuemeka Wogu

 

7.      Gregory Ibe (Phd)

 

 

 

Lagos State

 

1.    Musliu Obanikoro

 

2.     Jimi Agbaje

 

3.     Adedeji Doherty

 

4.    Babatunde Gbadamosi

 

 

 

Enugu State

 

1.    Ifeanyi  Ugwuanyi (highly favoured, but anything can happen, at any moment, in PDP’s before election dates)

 

2.    Ike Ekweremadu

 

3.    Amadi Dennis Oguerinwa

 

4.    Ayogu Eze

 

5.    Chinedu Onu

 

6.    Eugene Odo

 

Delta State

1.   Tony Obuh (highly favoured by incumbent Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan)

 

2.    Ovie Omo-Agege

 

3.     Godsday Orubebe

 

4.     Ifeanyi Okowa

 

5.      Ndudi Elumelu

 

6.     Godswill Obielum

 

7.      Chukwuma Oyibode

 

8.     Victor Ochei

 

9.      Charles Emetulu

 

10.    Amos Utuama

 

11.    David Edevwie

 

12.    Festus Okubor

 

13.    Kenneth Gbagi

 

14.    Esther Uduehi

 

15.    Sylvester Monye

 

16.    Mike Uwaka

 

 

Adamawa State

 

1.    Bala Ngilari (embattled incumbent governor)

 

2.    Ahmed Modibbo

 

3.     Buba Marwa

 

4.    Marcus Gundiri

 

5.    Aliyu Kama

 

6.    Nuhu Ribadu

 

 

 

Akwa Ibom

 

1.    Emmanuel Udom

 

2.    Umana Okon Umana

 

 

 

Bauchi State

 

1.    Awwal Jatau

 

2.    Yakubu Lame

 

3.    Muhammad Pate

 

4.    Babayo Garba Gamawa

 

5.    Aminu Hammayo.

 

 

 

Benue State

 

1.    Terhemen Tarzoor

 

2.    Mathias Oyigeya

 

3.    Alex Adum

 

4.    Andy Uwouku.

 

 

 

 

 

Gombe State

 

1.     Ibrahim Dankwambo

 

 

 

 

Imo State

 

1.    Emeka Ihedioha

 

2.     Ifeanyi Araraume

 

3.    Chris Anyanwu

 

5.    Jerry Chukwueke

 

6.    Emma Iheanacho.

 

7.    Emma Ojinere

 

8.    Ken Ojiri

 

9.    Mike Ahamba

 

10.                       Ken Ngemanze

 

11.                       Humphrey Anumudu

 

12.                       Martin Agbaso

 

13.                       Obioma Agomuo

 

14.                       Osmond Imo Ukanacho

 

15.                       Charles Onuoha

 

16.                       Bethel Amadi; .

 

 

 

Jigawa State

 

1.     Aminu Ringim

 

 

 

Kaduna State

 

1.     Ramallan Yero (incumbent, seemingly unchallenged)

 

 

 

Kano State

 

1.    Salihu Sagir Takai (highly recommended)

 

 

 

 

 

Kogi State

 

1.    Idris Wada (incumbent)

 

 

 

 

Nasarawa State

 

1.    Solomon Ewuga

 

2.    Labaran Maku

 

 

 

Niger State

 

1.    Umar Gado Nasko

 

 

 

Ogun State

 

1.     Dimeji Bankole

 

2.    Buruji Kashamu

 

 

 

Plateau State

 

1.    Gyang Pwajok (highly favoured to emerge)

 

 

 

 

 

Rivers State

 

1.    Nyesome Wike (highly favoured being the arrowhead on the battle against incumbent Governor Amaecchi, who defected to APC).

Sokoto State

 

1.    Muktar Shagari (a likely runaway clincher of the ticket)

 

 

 

Taraba State

 

1.    Darius Isiaku

 

2.    David Kente

 

3.    Musa John.

 

4.    Jummai Alhassan

 

 

 

Yobe State

 

If insurgency permits, Yobe State may have any of the following as their PDP candidates for the governorship election in the state:

 

1.    Yarima Ngama

 

2.    Hassan Kapayo

 

 

Cross River State

1.            Ntufam Fidelis Ugbo

2.            Godwin Jedy-Agba

 

Posted on December, 8 2014

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