Today promises to be an exciting day in Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo State as the off-cycle 2023 governorship elections kick off.

As usual, we should not be shocked when reports of violence, thuggery, vote buying, and overvoting emerge, for truly, these are core ingredients as far as Nigerian politics is concerned.

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In Imo State, for instance, it may only take the special grace of God for the election to hold, as the state has been plagued with various crises and chaos prior to the D-Day.

As a matter of fact, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), had said that the world would not end if the election does not hold in the state.

The Battle

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Social Democratic Party (SDP), and other political parties are all battling it out to gain control of the states.

Also Read: Hours to Election, Kogi Council Chairman Slumps, Dies


Political heavyweights like Senator Dino Melaye, Athan Achonu, Governor Hope Uzodimma, Governor Duoye Diri, Usman Ododo, Tony Ejiogu, Senator Sam Anyanwu, Senator Timipre Sylva, amongst others, are hoping to emerge victorious today.

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