Igbodalo, Olumide Akpata Cleared for Edo Gov Election as INEC Publishes List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has published  the list of 17 political parties with candidates vying for the September 21, 2024 governorship election in Edo state.

The Edo State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Anugbum Onuoha, displayed the list at the INEC office in Benin City on Saturday.

In a significant development, the list included Mr. Olumide Akpata, the Labour Party (LP) candidate from the Julius Abure led leadership of the LP.

Recall that Mr. Anderson Uwadiae Asemota had said he was the LP candidate from the Lamidi Apapa-led faction of the Party.

Also, Ighodalo Asuerinme, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is listed as against Mr. Philip Shaibu who also emerged from a different faction of the PDP.

Other candidates on the list  are, Mr Uwaifo Osaro, Action Alliance (AA), Aner Abdullai Aliu, Social Democratic Party (SDP), Azena Azemhe Friday, New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Osifo Isaiah, All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Ugiagbe Odaro Syvelster, All People Movement (APM) and Areleogbe Amos Osalumese, All Peoples Party (APP).

Also on the list are, Akhime kingson Afere, Action Democratic Party (ADP), Udoh Obersifo David, African Action Congress (AAC), Akhalamhe Amiemenoghena, Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Osirame Edeipo, Boot party (BP), Enabulele Bright, Accord party (AP), Obazele Paul Agbone, African Democratic Congress (ADC), Olumide Akpata, Labour Party (LP), Okpebholo Monday, All Progressives Congress (APC), Key Patience Ndidi, People Redemption Party (PRP), and Okungbowa Paul Ovbokhan, Young Progressive Party (YPP).

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