WADOO!!NEWS: 950 contestants jostle for 109 senatorial seats

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Names of Candidates                                                         Office                   Party                 Gender          Age  Qualification

 

JCI SEN. TUNDE ANIFOWOSE-KELANI          PRESIDENT                  AA                 MALE                              BED

COMRADE ISHAKA PAUL OFEMILE               VICE PRESIDENT       AA                 MALE                               HND

RAFIU SALAU                                                       PRESIDENT                  AD                 M            58                               SSCE

AKUCHIE CLINTON CLIFF                                VICE PRESIDENT       AD                 M            64                           B.SC

 

ALH. GANIYU O. GALADIMA                           PRESIDENT                  ACPN            M              HND

OJENGBEDE OLUREMI FARIDA                      VICE PRESIDENT       ACPN            F               PGD

 

  1. MANI IBRAHIM AHMAD PRESIDENT ADC              MALE      PHD

OBIANUJU MURPHY-UZOHUE                         VICE PRESIDENT       ADC              MALE      PHD

 

AYENI MUSA ADEBAYO                                   PRESIDENT                  APA              M              B.SC (HONS)

ANTHONY FAITH OLOGBOSERE                     VICE PRESIDENT       APA              F             45      B.SC

 

MUHAMMADU BUHARI                                     PRESIDENT                  APC               MALE      WASC

YEMI OSINBAJO                                                   VICE PRESIDENT       APC               MALE      LLB, BL

 

CHIEF SAM EKE                                                    PRESIDENT                  CPP               M            44      PHD

HASSANA HASSAN                                             VICE PRESIDENT       CPP               F             46      NUR CERT & M.W

 

HIGH CHIEF AMBROSE N. ALBERT OWURU                                        PRESIDENT HOPE     M                    LLB, BL, PGD

ALHAJI HARUNA YAHAYA SHABA               VICE PRESIDENT       HOPE            M              HND

 

COMFORT OLUREMI SONAIYA                      PRESIDENT                  KOWA          F               PH.D

ALH. SEIDU BOBBOI                                           VICE PRESIDENT       KOWA          M              B.A

 

CHIEF MARTIN ONOVO                                     PRESIDENT                  NCP               MALE      MSC

IBRAHIM MOHAMMED                                      VICE PRESIDENT       NCP               MALE      HND

 

GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN                       PRESIDENT                  PDP               M              PHD (ZOOLOGY)

ARC. MOHAMMED NAMADI SAMBO             VICE PRESIDENT       PDP               M              M.SC (ARCH)

 

ALLAGOA KELVIN CHINEDU                          PRESIDENT                  PPN               M            46      B.SC

ARABAMHEN MARY                                          VICE PRESIDENT       PPN               F             35      SSCE

 

GODSON MGBODILE OHAENYEM OKOYE  PRESIDENT                  UDP              MALE      LLB, BL

HARUNA ADAMU                                                VICE PRESIDENT       UDP              MALE      NCE

 

CHIEF (DR.) CHEKWAS OKORIE                      PRESIDENT                  UPP               MALE      PHD

BARR. BELLO UMAR                                           VICE PRESIDENT       UPP               MALE      BA

 

 

By CHIOMA GABRIEL

Nigerians will also today elect the candidates to occupy the 109 seats in the Senate of the National Assembly of Nigeria. The 36 states of the federation are each divided in three senatorial districts, each electing one senator while the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.

Today, 950 senatorial candidates from the registered political parties will fight to occupy the 109 seats in the upper house of Senate.

Elections to the Lower House of House of Representatives representing the Federal Constituencies across the 36 states of Nigeria will also hold pari-pasu with the presidential and senatorial elections.

Three thousand, nine hundred and thirty-nine, (3, 939 ) contestants across the 26 registered political parties will today jostle to occupy the 360 Federal Constituency seats at the polls.

SENATE CLEARS INEC

Elections to the National Assembly are as tough as the presidential election. But the senate recently expressed confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) readiness to conduct free, fair and credible elections. The Senate President, David Mark, disclosed this when the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, briefed the House and demonstrated how the card reader would be used.

Mark also expressed satisfaction at the demonstration of the card reader and the level of preparedness of INEC, saying that the demonstration was beneficial.

“We have so much confidence that you will organise free, fair and credible elections; indeed all of us who are standing for election in the Senate will like to come back. “We will like to win our election but we want to win in free, fair and credible elections. I can say that nobody seated here wants to come back through the back door.

“It is for us to assist you to conduct free, fair and credible elections and whatever we can do between now and the date you have chosen for us to go for the elections, we will not hesitate to do. “I believe that you have benefited from this interaction; we have also benefited. “A number of issues have been raised and they are pointers to the way you will like to look at the administrative and technical issues that have also been raised.’’

Nat Assembly seats in 36 states and FCT, Abuja

State         Senatorial seats         House of Rep

 

1               Abia State 3               8

2               Adamawa State          3               8

3               Akwa-Ibom State       3               10

4               Anambra State           3               11

5               Bauchi State               3               12

6               Bayelsa State              3               5

7               Benue State                3               11

8               Borno State                3               10

9               Cross River State        3               8

10             Delta State 3               10

11             Ebonyi State               3               6

12             Edo State                    3               9

13             Ekiti State  3               6

14             Enugu State                3               8

15             Gombe State              3               6

16             Imo State                    3               10

17             Jigawa State               3               11

18             Kaduna State              3               16

19             Kano State                 3               24

20             Katsina State              3               15

21             Kebbi State                3               8

22             Kogi State 3               9

23             Kwara State                3               6

24             Lagos State                 3               24

25             Nasarawa State           3               5

26             Niger State                 3               10

27             Ogun State                 3               9

28             Ondo State                 3               9

29             Osun State 3               9

30             Oyo State  3               14

31             Plateau State               3               8

32             Rivers State                3               13

33             Sokoto State               3               11

34             Taraba State               3               6

35             Yobe State                 3               6

36             Zamfara State             3               7

37             FCT                            1               2

109           360

 

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