The governorship candidates in the various states include:

  1. ABDULLAHI UMAR GANDUJE – KANO STATE
  2. MOHAMMED ABUBAKAR – BAUCHI STATE
  3. SIMON LALONG – PLATEAU STATE
  4. NASIR EL-RUFAI – KADUNA STATE
  5. MOHAMMED BADARU ABUBAKAR – JIGAWA STATE
  6. AHMED ALIYU – SOKOTO STATE
  7. ABUBAKAR ATIKU BAGUDU – KEBBI STATE
  8. AMINU BELLO MASARI – KATSINA STATE
  9. ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO – NIGER STATE
  10. BABAGANA UMARA-ZULUM – BORNO STATE
  11. MAI MALA BUNI – YOBE STATE
  12. ABUBAKAR A. SULE – NASARAWA STATE
  13. EMMANUEL JIMME – BENUE STATE
  14. BABAJIDE SANWO–OLU – LAGOS STATE
  15. TONYE COLE – RIVERS STATE
  16. UCHE OGAH – ABIA STATE
  17. NSIMA EKERE – AKWA-IBOM STATE
  18. ADEBAYO ADELABU – OYO STATE
  19. DAPO ABIODUN – OGUN STATE
  20. GREAT OGBORU – DELTA STATE
  21. OWAN ENOH – CROSS-RIVER
  22. INUWA YAHAYA – GOMBE STATE
  23. SUNNY OGBOJI – EBONYI STATE
  24. SANI ABUBAKAR DANLADI – TARABA STATE