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22 parties contest Kogi governorship election

30 October 2015, 14:18

Lokoja - Twenty- two political parties would contest the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State, reports Vanguard.

The names of the parties and their candidates were released on Thursday by he Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The commission also released the names of the deputies to the 22 governorship aspirants.

Among the gubernatorial candidates are the incumbent, Idris Wada, of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Prince Abubakar Audu of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Also read: INEC recruits 13 052 officials for Kogi guber poll

Also in the list is the immediate past deputy governor of the State, Philip Salawu of Labour Party (LP); Isah Kamadeen, Action Alliance (AA); Dickson Fred, Accord Party; Ukwenya Musa, Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD); Michael Abdullahi, Alliance for Democracy (AD); Usman Zainab, African Democratic Congress (ADC); Odufu Friday,  All Progressives Alliance (APA); Akwu Goodman, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA); Yinka Oloruntoba, Citizens Popular Party (CPP); Philip Koleola, Democratic People’s Congress (DPC); Abubarka Ibrahim, Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) and Raji Ogrima, KOWA.

Others governorship flag-bearers are Mohammed Dangana, National Conscience Party (NCP); Abdul Hussien, Nigeria National Peoples Party (NNPP); Emmanuel Daikwo, Peoples Democratic Congress (PDC); Emmanuel Ozigi, Progressives Peoples Alliance (PPA); Dr. Oju Hussein, People Progressive Party (PPP) ; Enema Paul, Social Democratic Party (SDP)  and Saadu Mukailu of United Progressive Party (UPP).

Read more at Vanguard.

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