2023 ELECTION: See Full List Of Governors-Elect Across 26 States
Out of the 28 states which participated in the March 18, 2023 governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared 26 governors-elect with two states’ election inconclusive.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won 15 states, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – 9; Labour Party (LP) – 1; New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) – 1.
APC had seven sitting Governors re-elected. They are;
Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Mai Mala Muni (Yobe), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (Kwara), and Babagana Zulum (Borno).
The other eight newly elected candidates are;
Uba Sani (Kaduna), Bassey Otu (Cross River), Mohammed Bago (Niger), Umar Namadi (Jigawa), Ahmed Aliyu (Sokoto), Dikko Radda (Katsina), Hyacinth Alia (Benue), and Francis Nwifuru (Ebonyi).
For PDP, Governors; Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and Bala Mohammed (Bauchi) were re-elected while seven were newly elected.
They are; Kefas Agbu (Taraba), Caleb Mutfwang (Plateau), Peter Mbah (Enugu), Umo Eno (Akwa Ibom), Siminialayi Fubara (Rivers) and Sheriff Oborevwori (Delta).
Abba Kabir of the NNPP won in Kano State. while Dr. Alex Otti of the Labour Party won in Abia State.
However, INEC declared elections in Adamawa and Kebbi states, inconclusive