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

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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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