Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of candidates contesting the December 3, Garki Ward councillorship of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and the Ifako Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State by-elections.
A statement issued by the Secretary to the commission, Mrs. Augusta C. Ogakwu, said four political parties and their candidates will slug it out for the Garki Ward councillorship election, while six political parties and their candidates would be contest he Ifako Ijaiye Federal Constituency election.
The candidates and political parties contesting the Garki Ward councillorship election are: Hamza Muktar Lima (APC); Ikechukwu Nwabuaja (APGA); Sidiku Emmanuel (NCP) and Danladi Budebo Jezhi (PDP).
Those contesting the Ifako Ijaiye Federal Constituency election are: Yusuf Olawale Fatai (AA); Adebayo Michael Akanbi (AD); Olugbenga Olusegun Owolabi (ADC); Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan (APC); Babatope Babatunde Akinyele (PDP) and Ajiboye Femi Olorunnisomo (SDP).