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NigeriaDecides: Meet All The 29 Top Governorship Aspirants

Though, Nigeria, the world’s most populous black nation on earth claims to be practising multi-party system, but the 2015 elections have literarily turned the nation to two-party system.

The thrust of the battle has been between the two major political parties –viz; All Progressives Congress,APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Penultimate Saturday saw the end of the PDP’s 16 years of rulership following the victory of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential poll.

The election also saw the rise of the opposition party as the majority in the senate.

As Nigerians march to the poll tomorrow to elect who govern their various state come May 29, ExpressNG presents you the list of the contenders and their running mate in the governorship race.

The list below;

ABIA
Alex Otti-APGA
Okezie Ikpeazu-PDP

ADAMAWA
Bindow Jibrilla-APC
Nuhu Ribadu-PDP
Marcus Gunduri-SDP
Ahmed Muhammed Modibbo-PDM

AKWA IBOM
Umana Okon Umana-APC
Emmanuel Udom Gabriel-PDP

BAUCHI
Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar-APC
Jatau Muhammed Auwal-PDP

BENUE
Terhemen Tarzoor-PDP
Samuel Ortom-APC

BORNO
Kashim Shettima-APC
Gambo Lawan-PDP

CROSS RIVER
Odey Anthony Ochica-APC
Ayade Benedict-PDP

DELTA
Great Ovedje Ogboru-LP
Oghenetega Emerhor-APC
Okowa Ifeanyi Arthur-PDP

EBONYI
Julius Alli Ucha-APC
Nweze David Umahi-PDP
Agbo Anthony-APGA

ENUGU
Okey Ezea-APC
Chukwuka Ugwu-APGA
Ifeanyi Uguanyi Lawrence-PDP

GOMBE
Muhammad Inuwa Yahay-APC
Ibrahim Dan Kwambo-PDP

IMO
Rochas Okorocha-APC
Emeka Ihedioha-PDP
Ihenacho Emmanuel-APGA

JIGAWA
Muhammed Badaru Abubakar-APC
Aminu Ibrahim Ringim-PDP

KADUNA
Nasir El Rufai-APC
Ramalan Yero-PDP

KANO
Abdullahi Ganduje-APC
Salihu Sagir Takai-PDP

KATSINA
Aminu Bello Masari-APC
Musa Nashuni-PDP
Garba Yakubu Lado-PDM

KEBBI
Abubakar Atiku Bagudu-APC
Bello Sarkin Yaki-PDP

KWARA
Simon Sule Ajibola-PDP
Abdulfatah Ahmed-APC

LAGOS
Akinwumi Ambode-APC
Jimi Agbaje-PDP

NASSARAWA
Umar Tanko Al-Makura-APC
Labaran Maku-APGA
Yusuf Igabi-PDP

NIGER
Abubakar Sani Bello-APC
Umar Nasko-PDP

OGUN
Ibikunle Amosun-APC
Adeboyega Nasiru Isiyaka-PDP

OYO
Teslim Folarin-PDP
Christopher Alao-Akala-LP
Rasheed Ladoja-Accord
Abiola Ajimobi-APC

PLATEAU
Simon Bako Lalaong-APC
Gyang Pwajok-PDP

RIVERS
Tonye Princewill-LP
Dakuku Peterside-APC
Nyesom Wike-PDP

SOKOTO
Aminu Tambuwal-APC
Abdallah Wali-PDP

TARABA
Aishatu Jummai Alhassan-APC
Darius Ishaku-PDP
David Sabo Kente-SDP

YOBE
Ibrahim Geidam-APC
Adamu Maina Waziri-PDP

ZAMFARA
Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi-PDP
Abdulaziz Yari-APC

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