APC Rivers Guber Primary: Abe Loses To Amaechi As Party Okays Tonye Cole

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has ratified the election of Arc. Tonye Dele Cole as the governorship candidate of the party in Rivers State for the 2019 election.

Cole is one of the 24 governorship candidates whose election at the APC gubernatorial primaries held across the country was confirmed by the National Working Committee, NWC, of APC, a statement signed by the Ag. National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, said.

The statement released on Friday listed other candidates to include Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for Kano State, Mohammed Abubakar, Bauchi, Simon Lalong, Plateau, Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna, and Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Jigawa.

APC is expected to submit their names to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, early next week.

Find the complete statement below.

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, 4th October, 2018 ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

1. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje – Kano State

2. Mohammed Abubakar – Bauchi State

3. Simon Lalong – Plateau State

4. Nasir el-Rufai – Kaduna State

5. Mohammed Badaru Abubakar – Jigawa State

6. Ahmed Aliyu – Sokoto State

7. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu – Kebbi State

8. Aminu Bello Masari – Katsina State

9. Abubakar Sani Bello – Niger State

10. Babagana Umara-Zulum – Borno State

11. Mai Mala Buni – Yobe State

12. Abubakar A. Sule – Nasarawa State

13. Emmanuel Jimme – Benue State

14. Babajide Sanwo–Olu – Lagos State

15. Tonye Cole – Rivers State

16. Uche Ogah – Abia State

17. Nsima Ekere – Akwa Ibom State

18. Adebayo Adelabu – Oyo State

19. Dapo Abiodun – Ogun State

20. Great Ogboru – Delta State

21. Owan Enoh – Cross River

22. Inuwa Yahaya – Gombe State

23. Sunny Ogboji – Ebonyi State

24. Sani Abubakar Danladi – Taraba State


Mr. Yekini Nabena
Ag. National Publicity Secretary

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