Lagos - The Independent National Electoral
Commission (INEC) has displayed the names and particulars of 15 governorship
candidates in Lagos State as presented to it by their political parties.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who
visited INEC office in Lagos on Friday, reports that the commission also
displayed the names of the candidates’ running mates and candidates for House
According to the list, Mr Ayodele Akele is govenorship
candidate for the National Conscience Party (NCP), while his running mate is Dr
Also in the list, Mrs Pauline Adegbe and Mr Olamide
Oguntoyinbo appeared as the governorship candidate for the Progressives
Peoples’ Alliance (PPA) and running mate respectively.
The Action Alliance (AC) also has Mr Aregbesola Ishola and
Mrs Omolola Olorunnishola as its governorship candidate and running mate
respectively in the list.
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The list as well featured Mr Godwin Mayor as the
governorship candidate for Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) and Mr
Ugochukwu Ekwebelem as his running mate.
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode is presented in the list as governorship
candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) with Mrs Aderanti Adebule as
his running mate.
The list displayed Mr Olujimi Agbaje as the governorship
candidate for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with Mrs Safirat Abdukareem as his
According to it, Mr Victor Adeniji is running as
governorship candidate on the platform of Kowa Party (KP) with Mrs Funmilayo
Davidson as his running mate.
It also featured Mr Olatunde Olusesan as the governorship
candidate for the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and Mrs Abiodun Shuaib as
his running mate.
In the list, Mr Ademola Razaq appeared as the flag-bearer of
the Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) with Mr Folawiyo Adebayo as his
It also indicated Mr Kayode Jacobs as the governorship
candiadte on the platform of Mega Progressive Peoples Party (MPPP) with Mr
Akeem Suberu as his running mate.
Mr Festus Igbinoba is representing United Progressive Party
(UPP) with Mr Kanu Urji as his running mate in the list.
However, it was observed that the list did not reflect the
governorship candidate for Independent Democrat (ID) but reflected Mrs Omoshola
Lawal as a running mate candidate.
Similarly, the People Democratic Movement (PDM) has only the
name of its governorship candidate, Mr Akin Badmus on the list.
The list as well reflected the name of the running mate of
the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Edwin Izuchukwu and Mr Olurotimi
Olulana as the governorship candidate for the Labour Party (LP).
The display is in accordance with the provision of the
Electoral Act as amended.
Section 31 Subsection 3 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as
amended) provides for publication of personal particulars of all candidates
contesting in 2015 general elections within seven days of the receipt of form