Nigeria Elections 2015 Meet the Governorship candidates for Lagos State [PHOTOS]

Lagos State is expected to have one of the most keenly contested polls due to its status as the nation’s commercial hub and the calibre of the competitors involved.

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Nigeria’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections are slated to hold on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Lagos State is expected to have one of the most keenly contested polls due to its status as the nation’s commercial hub and the calibre of the competitors involved.

There were originally 15 governorship candidates for the state but only five are left as the other 10 stepped down for All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode.

The aspirants who stepped down are Adeshina Buruji of the Accord Party, Obadia Akinola of Independent Democrats, Ishola Aregbesola of Action Alliance and Babatunde Sarumi of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria.

Others are Abiodun Oyegunle of the African  People’s Alliance, Victor Adeniji of KOWA Party, Adeshina Olayokun of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Sesan Olatunde of the  New Nigeria’s People Party, Sylvester Eze  of the Citizens Popular Party and Pauline Ojochide of the Progressives People’s Alliance.

The five candidates who will be contesting the elections on April 11 are:

  1. Akinwunmi Ambode - All Progressives Congress (APC)

  2. Jimi Agbaje - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

  3. Ayodele Akele - National Conscience Party (NCP)

  4. Ademola Razaq - Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD)

  5. Olurotimi Olulana -  Labour Party (LP).

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