The 2019 general elections have come and gone, and winners have been declared. the governorship election which was earlier billed to hold on March 2, was later shifted to March 9 by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, citing “logistics issues” as the reason for the shift.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu
However, while some states held her governorship and states house of assembly election on March 9, others were declared “inconclusive” and a rerun/supplementary poll was later held on Saturday March 23.
Some of the affected states include Rivers, Adamawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Sokoto, Benue and Kano. While the results for some of these states have been declared and a winner returned, that of Rivers, Adamawa and Bauchi States are still undecided.
has compiled full list of governors elected so far from the March 9 and March 23 governorship election.
It’s observed that the poll held in 29 states, as 7 other states do not have elections until 2020 and beyond. For instance, while that of Osun held in 2018, the guber poll in Edo state will hold next year, 2020 following the last election that brought in Godwin Obaseki as governor in 2016.
Below is a list of the governors-elect:
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi – (PDP) Enugu State.
David Umahi – (PDP) Ebonyi State
Inuwa Yahaya (APC) Gombe State
Okezie Ikpeazu (PDP) Abia State
Abubakar Bello (APC) Niger State
Seyi Makinde (PDP) Oyo State
Emmanuel Udom (PDP) Akwa Ibom State
Prof. Ben Ayade (PDP) Cross River
MaiMala Buni (APC) Yobe State
Babanide Sanwo-Olu (APC) Lagos State
Dapo Abiodun (APC) Ogun
Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP) Delta.
Babagana Zulum (APC) Borno
Mallam Nasir El-Rufai (APC) Kaduna)
Hon. Emeka Ihedioha (PDP) Imo
Mohammed Badaru (APC) Jigawa
Aminu Masari (APC) Katsina
Atiku Bagudu (APC) Kebbi
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq (APC) Kwara
Abdullahi Sule (APC) Nasarawa
Abubakar Bello (APC) Niger State.
Muktar Idris (APC) Zamfara
Darius Ishaku (PDP) Taraba
Samuel Ortom (PDP) Benue
25: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (APC) Kano
26: Aminu Tambuwal (PDP) Sokoto
Simon Lalong (APC) Plateau
States that election did not hold include:
Ekiti (APC) John Fayemi
Bayelsa (PDP) Seriake Dickson
Kogi (APC) Yahaya Bello
Osun (sitting governor, Gboyega Oyetola and PDP’s Ademola Adeleke are still in court)
32: Ondo (APC) Rotimi Akeredolu
Edo (APC) Godwin Obaseki