No fewer than 24 candidates vying for the gubernatorial seat in Katsina were cleared and released by the Nigerian electoral umpire – the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the upcoming general elections.
The list released by INEC also contain the names of candidates vying for the seat of the 34 state house of Assembly members in Katsina State.
Notable names in the list are Governor Aminu Bello Masari and his running mate QS Mannir Yakubu of APC; Senator Yakubu Lado and Hon. Salisu Yusuf Majigi as his running mate of the PDP.
Other parties that fielded candidates for the seat of the Governor are PRP, NRP, NCP among others.