Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released names of governorship candidates in Enugu State.

On the list were the top contender, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ayogu Eze of All Progressives Congress (APC).

It also contained 37 others party candidates.

The list was displayed at the INEC Headquarters in Enugu on Friday in line with the guidelines for the 2019 general elections.

Others whose names appeared on the list include Ekene Uzodimma of United Progressives Party (UPP), Peter Aniagbaso of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Cajethan Eze of Action Democratic Party (ADC) and Emmanuel Nwankpa of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

The names of candidates for the State House of Assembly elections were also displayed alongside the governorship candidates.

According to the timetable for the polls, political parties were expected to commence their campaigns on November 18.

Dr Emeka Ononamadu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Enugu State while briefing journalists earlier in the week, said the commission has so far not been found wanting in keeping to the guidelines and timetable for the polls.

Ononamadu assured that with the support of the people, INEC would deliver free, fair and credible elections next year in Enugu State.

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