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Main opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party outshone the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) during the May 29, 2019 inauguration held in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other states capitals across Nigeria.
In one of our posts, we told you that 29 state governors took oath of office. PDP has 15 while APC has 14, however, the fact is the number of PDP governors in Nigeria today is still lower than their rival.
Below is the list of PDP governors as of today May 29, 2019. The list below contains those first-timer, returning governors and whose election held separately (e.g Bayelsa State).
Updated list of PDP governors in Nigeria
- Samuel Ortom (PDP, Benue),
- Darius Ishaku (PDP, Taraba)
- Aminu Tambuwal (PDP, Sokoto)
- Seriake Henry Dickson (PDP, Bayelsa)
- Bello Mutawalle (PDP, Zamfara)
- Okezie Ikpeazu (PDP, Abia)
- David Umahi (PDP, Ebonyi)
- Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (PDP, Enugu)
- Udom Emmanuel (PDP, Akwa Ibom)
- Ben Ayade (PDP, Cross River)
- Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP, Delta)
- Umaru Fintiri (PDP, Adamawa)
- Bala Mohammed (PDP, Bauchi)
- Emeka Ihedioha (PDP, Imo)
- Seyi Makinde (PDP, Oyo)
- Nyesom Wike (PDP, Rivers)
PDP is presently controlling 16 states
APGA: One state (Anambra)
You may also want to check the updated list of all the 36 current state governors in Nigeria.
APC won Zamfara state in the last governorship election, but the Supreme Court ruled that APC didn’t hold primaries as provided by the electoral act. The apex court gave victory to the first runner up during the election and it came in favour of PDP.
The above is the updated list of PDP governors we have in Nigeria today Wednesday, May 29, 2019