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Utomi, Ribadu cleared as APC releases governorship aspirants’ list in 28 states

On Thursday, September 27, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it had screened members of the party with ambitions to become governors in various states across Nigeria.

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The party in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, said the governorship aspirants from states of the federation that were cleared to contest the primaries were screened by APC’s governorship screening committee.

The list also contained names of aspirants that were not cleared and those that withdrew from the race.

Below are details from the screening committee on the governorship aspirants in APC:

South south

1. Akwa Ibom state

– Obong Nsima Ekere – Cleared

– Senator John Akpan Udoedeghe, Phd – Cleared

– Dan Abia, Esq. – Cleared

– Dr Edet Okon Efretui – Cleared

2. Delta state

– Professor Pat Utomi – Cleared

– Dr Cairo Ojugbo – Cleared

– Mr Victor Ochei, Esq. – Cleared

– Chief Great Ovdje Ogboru – Cleared

– Chief Osiobe Eric Okotie – Not cleared

3. Cross River state

– Pastor Usani Uguru Usani – Cleared

– Senator John Owan Enoh – Cleared

– High Chief Edem Duke- Cleared

– John Upan Odey- Cleared

– Professor Nyong Eyo – Cleared

4. Rivers State

 Tonye Cole – Cleared

– Senator Magnus Ngei Abe – Cleared

– Dumo Lulu Briggs – Cleared

– Dr. Dawari George – Cleared

Southeast

5. Abia State

– Dr Uche Ogah, OON – Cleared

– Chief Ikechi Emenike – Cleared

– Mr Chris Akomas – Cleared

– Mr Martins Azubuike, Esq.- Cleared

– Barr. Friday Nwosu, Esq.- Cleared

– Ambassador Okey Emuchay – Cleared

– Prince Paul Ikonne – Cleared

6. Ebonyi state

– Sen. Sunny Ogbuoji – Cleared

– Dr Edward Nkweagu – Cleared

– Senator Emmanuel Agboti- Cleared

– Obasi Ogbonnaya Obasi – Cleared

– Mr Kelechi Chima – Cleared

– Mr Paul Okorie – Cleared

– Mr Christain – Cleared

– Mr Austine Igwe Edeze – Cleared

– Prof. Benard Odoh- Cleared

7. Enugu state

– Senator Ayogu Eze – Cleared

– Mr Ifeanyi Nwaoga, Esq. – Cleared

– Akubue Augustine – Cleared

– Ben Eche – Cleared

– Mr George Ogara, Esq. – Cleared

– Mr Ejikeme Ugwu – Not Cleared

8. Imo state

– Senator Hope Uzodinma- Cleared

– Mr Uche Nwosu – Cleared

– Prince Eze Madumere – Cleared

– Mr Jude Ejiogu – Cleared

– Mr Chima Anozie – Cleared

– Dr Chris Emenike Nlemoha – Cleared

– Mr Eche George Ezenna – Cleared

– Chukwudi Celestine Ololo – Cleared

– Air Commodore Peter Gbujie – Cleared

Southwest

9. Lagos state

– Mr Akinwunmi Ambode – Cleared

– Dr Kadir Obafemi Hamzat – Cleared

– Jide Sanya-Olu – Cleared

10. Oyo state

– Niyi Akintola, SAN – Cleared

– Mr Christopher Alao Akala – Cleared

– Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe – Cleared

– Dr Olusola Ayandele, PhD – Cleared

– Dr Owolabi Babalola – Cleared

– Dr Azeez Popoola Adeduntun – Cleared

– Adebayo Adekola Adelabu – Cleared

– Mr Adebayo Shittu, Esq – Not Cleared (No NYSC Certificate)

11. Ogun state

– Jimi Lawal – Cleared

– Dapo Abiodu – Cleared

– Mr Bimbo Ashiru – Cleared

– Sen. Adegbenga Kaka – Cleared

– Mr Kunle Akinlade – Cleared

– Abayomi Semako Koroto Hunye – Cleared

Northwest

12. Jigawa state

– Alhaji Abubakar Badaru- Cleared

– Alhaji Hashim Ubale – Cleared

13. Katsina state

1. Aminu Masari – Cleared

2. Abubakar Ismaila Isa – Cleared

3. Garba Sani Dankani – Cleared

14. Kebbi state

– Alhaji Atiku Bagudu – Cleared

– Ibrahim Mohammed Mera, OON – Not Cleared

15. Sokoto state

– Abbakar Abdullahi Gumbi – Cleared

– Farouk Malami Yabo – Cleared

– Ahmed Aliyu – Cleared

– Senator Abubakar Umar Gada – Cleared

16. Zamfara state

– Dauda Lawal – Cleared

– Mukhtar Idris Shehu – Cleared

– Brigadier General Mansur Ali – Cleared

– Alhaji Ustaz Ibrahim Mohammed Wakala – Cleared

– Senator Kabiru Marafa – Cleared

– Alhaji Mahmuda Aliyu Shinkafi – Cleared

– Aminu Sani Jaji – Cleared

– Engr. Abubakar Magaji – Cleared

– Mohammed Sagir Hamidu – Cleared

North central

17. Benue State

– Dr Hon. Emmanuel Jime – Cleared

– Titus T. Zam – Cleared

– Akange Audu – Cleared

– Mr Aema Achado – Cleared

– Benjamin Tilley Adanyi – Cleared

– Micheal Iordye, mni – Cleared

18. Nasarawa state

– Sule Audu – Cleared

– Mr Silas Agara – Cleared

– Alhaji Aliyu Wadada – Cleared

– Zakari Idde – Cleared

– Hassan M. Liman, SAN – Cleared

– Mohammed Musa Maikaya – Cleared

– Mr Shehu Tukur – Cleared

– Dauda Shuaibu Kigbu – Cleared

– Dr James Angbazo – Cleared

– Alhaji Jafar Mohammed Ibrahim – Cleared

– Danladi Envulu-Anza Halilu – Not Cleared

19. Niger state

– Alhaji Sani Bello -Cleared

– Abubakar Mamma Jiya Maaji – Not Cleared

20. Plateau state

– Mr Simon Lalong – Cleared

Northeast

21. Adamawa state

– Senator Mohammed Jibrilla – Cleared

– Nuhu Ribadu – Cleared

– Mahmood Halilu Ahmed – Cleared

22. Bauchi state

– Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar – Cleared

– Dr Ali Pate – Cleared

– Captain Bala Jibrin – Cleared

– Dr Yakubu Lame – Cleared

23. Borno state

– Kashim Imam – Cleared

– Professor Babagana Umaru -Cleared

– Gambo Lawan – Cleared

– Mustapha Baba Shehu – Cleared

– Alhaji Umaru Kumalia – Cleared

– Muhammad Aba Lima – Cleared

– Mr Kaka Shehu Lawan, Esq. – Cleared

– Alhaji Adamu Dibal – Cleared

– Mustapha Fannarambe – Cleared

– Mohammed Jafaru – Cleared

– Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garba – Cleared

– Mohammed Makinta – Cleared

– Mr Babagana Tijjani Cleared

– Adamu Alhaji Lawan – Cleared

– Mai Sherrif – Cleared

– Hon. Abba Jato – Cleared

– Attom Magira Tom – Cleared

– Umar Alkali – Cleared

– Baba Ahmed Jidda – Cleared

– Idris Mamman Gatumbwa – Cleared

– Senator Abubakar Kyari – Cleared

24. Gombe state

– Mohammed Jibrin Barde – Cleared

– Hon. Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo – Cleared

– Mohammadu Inuwa Yahaya – Cleared

– Kamisu Ahmed Mailan – Cleared

– Umaru Kwairanga – Cleared

– Abubakar Muazu Hassan – Cleared

– Umar Farouk Musa – Cleared

– Senator Idris Audu Umar – Cleared

– Aliyu Haidar Abubakar – Cleared

25. Taraba state

– H.E. Sani Abubakar Danladi – Cleared

– Senator Joel Danlami Ikenya – Cleared

– Garba Umar-UTC – Cleared

– Professor Mohammed Sanni Yahaya – Cleared

– Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama – Cleared

– Aliyu Omar, MON – Cleared

– Chief Ezekiel Afunkuyo – Cleared

– Chief David Sabo Kente – Cleared

– Mohammed Tumba Ibrahim – Cleared

– Barr. Kabiru Umaru, Esq. – Cleared

– Aliyu Omar, MON -Cleared

– Senator Hajia Aisha Alhassan -Not Cleared

26. Yobe state

– Hon. Mai Mala Buni – Cleared

– Umar Ali Kromchi – Cleared

– Hon. Sidi Yakubu – Cleared

– Ali Kolomi – Cleared

– Ibrahim Mohammed Bomai – Withdrew

27. Kaduna state

– H.E. Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai – Cleared

28. Kano state

– H.E. Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje – Cleared

2019: APC releases names of screened governorship aspirants across Nigeria (FULL LIST) – Premium Times Nigeria

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the full list of candidates screened for governorship elections across Nigeria next year.

While many of the aspirants were cleared, some like communications minister, Adebayo Shittu, and women affairs minister, Aisha Al-hassan, were disqualified.

See full list of the screened aspirants as sent to PREMIUM TIMES below.

NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE DECISIONS ON GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANTS SCREENING COMMITTEE REPORT

SOUTH SOUTH

Akwa Ibom State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Obong Nsima Ekere Cleared
2. Sen. John Akpan Udoedeghe, Phd Cleared
3. Dan Abia, Esq. Cleared
4. Dr. Edet Okon Efretui Cleared

Delta State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Prof. Pat Utomi Cleared
2. Dr. (Hon). Cairo Ojugbo Cleared
3. Rt. (Hon.) Victor Ochei, Esq. Cleared
4. Chief Great Ovdje Ogboru Cleared
5. Chief Osiobe Eric Okotie Not Cleared

Cross River State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Pastor Usani Uguru Usani Cleared
2. Sen. John Owan Enoh Cleared
3. High Chief Edem Duke Cleared
4. John Upan Odey Cleared
5. Prof. Nyong Eyo Cleared

Rivers State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Tonye Cole Cleared
2. Sen. Magnus Ngei Abe Cleared
3. Dumo Lulu Briggs Cleared
4. Dr. Dawari George Cleared

SOUTH EAST

Abia State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Dr. Uche Ogah, OON Cleared
2. High Chief Ikechi Emenike Cleared
3. H.E. Comrade Chris Akomas Cleared
4. Rt. Hon. Martins Azubuike, Esq. Cleared
5. Barr. Friday Nwosu, Esq. Cleared
6. Prince Amb. Okey Emuchay Cleared
7. Prince Paul Ikonne Cleared

Ebonyi State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Sen. Sunny Ogbuoji Cleared
2. Arc. Dr. Edward Nkweagu Cleared
3. Sen. Emmanuel Agboti Cleared
4. Obasi Ogbonnaya Obasi Cleared
5. Hon. Kelechi Chima Cleared
6. Engr. Paul Okorie Cleared
7. Comrade Christain Cleared
8. Chief Austine Igwe Edeze Cleared
9. Prof. Benard Odoh Cleared

Enugu State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Sen. Ayogu Eze Cleared
2. Barr. Ifeanyi Nwaoga, Esq. Cleared
3. Akubue Augustine Cleared
4. Ben Eche Cleared
5. Barr. George Ogara, Esq. Cleared
6. Barr. Ejikeme Ugwu, Esq Not Cleared

Imo State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Sen. Hope Uzodinma Cleared
2. Hon. Uche Nwosu Cleared
3. H.E. Prince Eze Madumere Cleared
4. Sir Jude Ejiogu Cleared
5. Barr. Chima Anozie Cleared
6. Dr. Chris Emenike Nlemoha Cleared
7. Sir Eche George Ezenna Cleared
8. Chukwudi Celestine Ololo Cleared
9. Air Commodore Peter Gbujie Cleared

SOUTH WEST

Lagos State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Akinwunmi Ambode Cleared
2. Dr. Kadir Obafemi Hamzat Cleared
3. Jide Sanya-Olu Cleared

Oyo State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Niyi Akintola, SAN Cleared
2. H.E. Christopher Alao Akala Cleared
3. Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe Cleared
4. Dr. Olusola Ayandele, PhD Cleared
5. Dr. Owolabi Babalola Cleared
6. Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntun Cleared
7. Adebayo Adekola Adelabu Cleared
8. Hon. Barr. Adebayo Shittu, Esq Not Cleared (No NYSC Certificate)

Ogun State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Jimi Lawal Cleared
2. Dapo Abiodun Cleared
3. Hon. Bimbo Abiodun Cleared
4. H.E. Sen. Adegbenga Kaka Cleared
5. Hon. Kunle Akinlade Cleared
6. Abayomi Semako Koroto Hunye Cleared

NORTH WEST

Jigawa State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Alh. Abubakar Badaru Cleared
2. Alh. Hashim Ubale Cleared

Katsina State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Rt.Hon. Aminu Masari Cleared
2. Abubakar Ismaila Isa Cleared
3. Garba Sani Dankani Cleared

Kebbi State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Alh. Atiku Bagudu Cleared
2. Ibrahim Mohammed Mera, OON Not Cleared

Sokoto State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Abbakar Abdullahi Gumbi Cleared
2. Hon. Farouk Malami Yabo Cleared
3. Ahmed Aliyu Cleared
4. Sen. Abubakar Umar Gada Cleared

Zamfara State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Dauda Lawal Cleared
2. Mukhtar Idris Shehu Cleared
3. Brig. Gen. Mansur Ali Cleared
4. H.E. Hon. Ustaz Ibrahim Mohammed Wakala Cleared
5. Sen. Kabiru Marafa Cleared
6. H.E. Mahmuda Aliyu Shinkafi Cleared
7. Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji Cleared
8. Engr. Abubakar Magaji Cleared
9. Mohammed Sagir Hamidu Cleared

NORTH CENTRAL

Benue State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Dr. Hon. Emmanuel Jime Cleared
2. Titus T. Zam Cleared
3. Akange Audu Cleared
4. Arc. Aema Achado Cleared
5. Benjamin Tilley Adanyi Cleared
6. Micheal Iordye, mni Cleared

Nasarawa State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Sule Audu Cleared
2. H.E. Silas Agara Cleared
3. Hon Aliyu Wadada Cleared
4. Zakari Idde Cleared
5. Hassan M. Liman, SAN Cleared
6. Mohammed Musa Maikaya Cleared
7. Arc. Shehu Tukur Cleared
8. Dauda Shuaibu Kigbu Cleared
9. Dr. James Angbazo Cleared
10. Hon. Jafar Mohammed Ibrahim  Cleared
11. Danladi Envulu-Anza Halilu Not Cleared

Niger State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Alh. Sani Bello Cleared
2. Abubakar Mamma Jiya Maaji Not Cleared

Plateau State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong, Esq. Cleared

NORTH EAST

Adamawa State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Sen. Mohammed Jibrilla Cleared
2. Nuhu Ribadu Cleared
3. Mahmood Halilu Ahmed Cleared

Bauchi State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar Cleared
2. Dr. Ali Pate Cleared
3. Captain Bala Jibrin Cleared
4. Dr. Yakubu Lame Cleared

Borno State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Kashim Imam Cleared
2. Prof. Babagana Umaru Cleared
3. Gambo Lawan Cleared
4. Mustapha Baba Shehu Cleared
5. Hon. Umaru Kumalia Cleared
6. Muhammad Aba Lima Cleared
7.. Barr. Kaka Shehu Lawan, Esq. Cleared
8. H.E. Adamu Dibal Cleared
9. Mustapha Fannarambe Cleared
10. Mohammed Jafaru Cleared
11. Sen. Baba Kaka Bashir Garba Cleared
12. QS Mohammed Makinta Cleared
13. Hon. Babagana Tijjani Cleared
14. Adamu Alhaji Lawan Cleared
15. Mai Sherrif Cleared
16. Hon. Abba Jato Cleared
17. Attom Magira Tom Cleared
18. Umar Alkali Cleared
19. H.E. Baba Ahmed Jidda Cleared
20. Idris Mamman Gatumbwa Cleared
21. Sen. Abubakar Kyari Cleared

Gombe State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Mohammed Jibrin Barde Cleared
2. Hon. Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo Cleared
3. Mohammadu Inuwa Yahaya Cleared
4. Kamisu Ahmed Mailan Cleared
5. Umaru Kwairanga Cleared
6. Abubakar Muazu Hassan Cleared
7. Umar Farouk Musa Cleared
8. Sen. Idris Audu Umar Cleared
9. Aliyu Haidar Abubakar Cleared

Taraba State

S/N NAME DECISION
1. H.E. Sani Abubakar Danladi Cleared
2. Sen. Joel Danlami Ikenya Cleared
3. Garba Umar-UTC Cleared
4. Prof. Mohammed Sanni Yahaya Cleared
5. Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama Cleared
6.. Aliyu Omar, MON Cleared
7. Chief Ezekiel Afunkuyo Cleared
8. Chief David Sabo Kente Cleared
9. Mohammed Tumba Ibrahim Cleared
10. Barr. Kabiru Umaru, Esq. Cleared
11. Aliyu Omar, MON Cleared
12. Sen. Hajia Aisha Alhassan Not Cleared

Yobe

S/N NAME DECISION
1. Hon. Mai Mala Buni Cleared
2. Umar Ali Kromchi Cleared
3. Hon. Sidi Yakubu Cleared
4. Ali Kolomi Cleared
5. Ibrahim Mohammed Bomai Withdrew

SIGNED

Mr. Yekini Nabena

Ag. National Publicity Secretary

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