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General News of Saturday, 18 March 2023


2023 Elections: List of States where governorship polls will not hold, why

Mahmood Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu

The timetable for the 2023 general elections shows that the governorship (and state Houses of Assembly) elections will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2023.

Though Nigeria has 36 states, the list contained 18 political parties that fielded 837 candidates and their running mates for the 28 governorship elections. notes that this is because governorship elections will not hold in eight states. The states are no longer part of the general elections circle due to court judgements that nullified the election of their governors at different times in the past.

1.Anambra state

2.Bayelsa state

3.Edo state

4Ekiti state

5.Imo state

6.Kogi state

7.Ondo state

8.Osun state