#KogiDecides: Wada, Audu, 20 Other Candidates In Governorship Race (See List)


The Kogi gubernatorial election slated for today (Saturday), November 21, is underway, with 21 candidates and their political parties vying to take over power and the Government House in the state.

There would have been 22 candidates, but the candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Zainab Usman, announced her withdrawal from the contest on Friday night.

Ms. Usman, the only female in the race, withdrew and then asked her supporters to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Audu.

Voters now have options of 21 candidates, but the most popular candidates are Abubakar Audu, the
candidate of the All Progressives Congress, and Idris Wada, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the state has put the number of registered voters in the state at 1,397,786.

The governorship candidates and their political parties are listed below:

Isah Yakubu Kamaldeen, AA

Dickson F. Fred, Accord

Ukenya Musa, ACD

Michael Abdullahi, AD

Usman Zainab, ADC

Odufu Cosmas Friday, APA

Abubakar Audu, APC

Akwu Umar Goodman, APGA

Yinka Cherry Oloruntoba, CPP

Philips Ezekiel Koleola, DPC

Abubakar Ibrahim, DPP

Ibrahim Adejoh, ID

Raji Ogirima KOWA

Philips Omeiza Ozovehe Salawu, LP

Mohammed Ibrahim Dangana, NCP

Mallam Abdul Hussein, NNPP

Emmanuel Daikwo, PDC

Idris Ichalla Wada, PDP

Emmanuel Enesi Ozigi, PPA

Ojuh Godwin Hussein, PPN

Enema Paul, SDP

Saád Mukailu Yaro, UDP

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