The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday kick-started the gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly primaries, just as Everyday.ng has been able to compute the emergence of 18 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidates
A former chairman of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, has won the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary ticket of the State.
Caleb polled 252 votes to defeat 13 other aspirants.
Retired Maj.- Gen. Aminu Bande, emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Kebbi State in the 2023 general elections.
Bande scored 471 out of the 691 votes cast to win the primaries.
Bande, until his retirement, was the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Sokoto
Alhaji Dauda Lawal won in Zamfara polling 431 votes to win the ticket.
Dr Ibrahim Shehu scored five votes to emerge second while Alhaji Wadatau Madawaki placed third with three votes.
Alhaji Mohammed Jajari emerged governorship candidate in Borno State.
Jajari polled 487 votes to defeat Mohammed Imam who polled 362 in the primary election held on Wednesday in Borno state.
The Lead Visioner, Lagos4Lagos Movement, Dr Olajide Adediran (Jandor) on Wednesday clinched the PDP ticket.
In Ogun, two factions of the opposition party held parallel governorship primaries in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
The faction which had the state party executives on ground held its primaries at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) where Ladi Adebutu emerged as the candidate.
Alhaji Muhammad Abacha, son of former military leader, Sani Abacha is the governorship candidate, polling 736 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jafar Sani-Bello, who scored 710 votes in the primary election on Wednesday in Kano state.
The Accountant General of Rivers State, Siminialayi Fubara, polled 721 votes to beat other contestants.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had declared Fubara Siminayi, and 58 others wanted for N435 billion fraud, a day before the primary.
Other results as follows:
Mr Ibrahim Kashim, former Secretary to the State Government, emerged as the party’s governorship flag bearer in Bauchi.
Ibrahim Kashim was the only aspirant of the party in the state.
A former Chief of Staff to Ex Gov Chimaroke Nnamani of Enugu State, Mr Peter Mbah, polled 790 votes to beat nine aspirants.
Expectedly, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and his Adamawa counterpart, Ahmadu Fintiri emerged as candidates in their states.
Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori won the ticket in Delta State.
Oborevwori, believed to be the preferred candidate of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, won the ticket.
Oborevwori polled 590 votes while David Edevbie scored 113 votes to come second, Senator James Manager polled 83 votes, Olorogun Fred Majemite polled 6 votes, Peter Mrakpor polled 9 votes, Kingsley Otuaro polled 9 votes, Omizu Odebala polled 4 votes and Kenneth Gbagi polled 1 vote.
A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr David Ombugadu, clinched the ticket in Nasarawa State.
In Gombe, Alhaji Jibrin Barde polled 160 votes to beat five other aspirants.
In Jigawa, Alhaji Mustafa Lamido, the son of former Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa, dusted other aspirant with 829 out of the 832 votes cast.
The Speaker of Benue House of Assembly, Mr Titus Uba, emerged with 731 out of the 851 votes beating others, including the deputy governor, Benson Abounu, who scored 81 votes.
Former Vice Chancellor of the Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Uche Ikonne, polled 468 votes to defeat five other contestants.