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INEC releases final list for state elections

INEC has released the final list of candidates for the forthcoming governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.

The commission recognised Senator Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate and Reuben Abati as his running mate for the PDP in Ogun state.

INEC, however, did not include the All Progressives Congress (APC) for state elections in Rivers and Zamfara The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates for the forthcoming governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections. The governorship and House of Assembly polls are scheduled for March 2, NAN reports.

The lists, published on Thursday, January 31, on INEC’s website, www.inecnigeria.org was signed by the secretary to the commission, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony. The lists showed that 32 political parties were contesting for governorship election in Abia, Adamawa 29 parties, Akwa Ibom 45, Bauchi 31, Benue 33, Borno 34, Lagos 45, ogun 4, Rivers 64, Kano 55, Sokoto 51 and Zamfara 41.

The commission recognised Senator Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate and Reuben Abati as his running mate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun. The commission did not include the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the candidates for governorship election in Zamfara and Rivers. The commission did not also clear the APC for House of Assembly elections in Rivers and Zamafara.

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