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Names of candidates for Edo governorship election published by INEC (See list)



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the full list of candidates contesting in Edo governorship election, scheduled to hold on September 19. 

In the list there are 14 candidates on the list based on their political parties and they include 13 males and one female.  

INEC national commissioner and chairman, information and voter education committee, Festus Okoye, encouraged members of the public to go through the list and also challenge any information believed to be false in any of the affidavit or any document submitted by the candidates. 

Okoye said, “The provisional list of the candidates disaggregated on the basis of name, gender, age and qualification has been uploaded on our website and social media platforms. Furthermore, and as required by law, the particulars of the nominated candidates will be published in the Edo State office of the commission and simultaneously uploaded on our website Thursday, July 2, 2020.

“The final list of duly nominated candidates will be published on August 13 2020 after withdrawals by candidates and substitution by their political parties.”

Below is the list:

AA – Obhafuoso Paul, E   — Governor; Sunday Johnbull  —       Deputy Governor

ADC – Akhigbe B Ehiabhi — Governor; Mabel Oboh   —  Deputy Governor

ADP- Ibio L Emmanuel    — Governor; Demond Imasuen —     Deputy Governor

APC- Osagie Andrew Ize-Iyamu—Governor; Audu Ganiyu —     Deputy Governor

APGA- Lucky Osagie Idehen—Governor;      Isah Asekhaimeh — Deputy Governor

APM- Igbineweka Osamuede—Governor; Obiyan Christian —     Deputy Governor

APP- Amos Osalumese Areloegbe—Governor; Afolabi Ogah  —    Deputy Governor

LP- Osifo Uhun-Ekpenma Isaiah—Governor; Omobayo Marvellous—Deputy Governor

NNPP- Agolebun Tracy—Governor; Enobhaysobo Jonathan    —     Deputy Governor

NRM- Stevie Nash Ozono—Governor; Osadolor Eghe Festus—       Deputy Governor

PDP- Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki—Governor; Philip Shaibu—    Deputy Governor

SDP- Felix Ikezor Obayangbon—Governor; Omion Omonye—       Deputy Governor

YPP- Jones Osagiobare—Governor; Samson Olukayode Idowu—   Deputy Governor

ZLP- Akhalamhe Amiemenoghena—Governor; Thompson Osadolor—Deputy Governor

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