Today, Saturday, November 11, Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo States will witness another election to elect a new Governor to pioneer the affairs of the State forbthe next four year.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is also ready to conducts the states’ off-cycle governorship polls in the listed States.
In Bayelsa, South-South, 16 candidates are out to win the top seat of the oil-rich state.
The major three candidates include the incumbent Governor, Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former governor and the immediate Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Udengmobofa Eradiri of the Labour Party (LP).
According to the candidates’ list published by INEC, the governorship elections in Kogi State will be keenly contested by 18 candidates.
Among the leading candidates are Murtala Yakubu Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dino Melaye of the PDP, Ododo Usman Ahmed, APC, and Leke Abejide of African Democratic Congress (ADC).
In Imo, INEC has cleared 17 candidates for the forthcoming election.
The major candidates are the incumbent Governor, Hope Uzodinma of the APC, Athan Nneji Aconu, LP and Samuel Anyanwu of the PDP.
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