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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Date of Birth: 16 August 1951
Place of Birth: Katsina State, Nigeria
Died: 5 May 2010

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An outsider moves up the list

' Sources at the presidency have indicated that Obasanjo may have passed over El-Rufai Babagana Kingibe Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi State Governor) Peter Odili (Rivers) Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna) and other mooted favourites in favour of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua the Governor of Katsina state and brother of the late Shehu Musa Yar'Adua who served as Obasanjo's deputy in the 1976-79 military regime...

The battle in the states

Nigeria: 2003 Governorship race Abia Orji Uzor Kalu PDP Yes Strong Adamawa Bonnie Haruna PDP Weak Akwa Ibom Victor Attah PDP Yes Even Anambra Chinwoke Mbadinuju PDP Yes Weak Bauchi Adamu Muazu PDP Yes Even Bayelsa Diepreye Alamieyeseigha PDP Yes Weak Benue George Akume PDP Weak Borno Mala Kachalla ANPP Weak Cross River Donald Duke PDP Strong Delta James Ibori PDP Strong Ebonyi Sam Egwu PDP Even Edo Lucky Igbinedion PDP Yes Strong Ekiti Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo AD Strong Enugu Chimaroke Nnamani PDP Yes Even Gombe Abubakar Hashidu ANPP Even Imo Achike Udenwa PDP Even Jigawa Ibrahim Saminu Turaki ANPP Weak Kaduna Ahmed Makarfi PDP Yes Even Kano Rabiu Kwankwaso PDP Yes Weak Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'Adua PDP Even Kebbi Adamu Aliero ANPP Strong Kogi Abubakar Audu ANPP Even Kwara Mohammed Lawal ANPP Weak Lagos Bola Tinubu AD Yes Even Nassarawa Abdullahi Adamu PDP Yes Weak Niger Abdukadir Kure PDP Yes Weak Ogun Olusegun Osoba AD Strong Ondo Adebayo Adefarati AD Strong Osun Adebisi Akande AD Strong Oyo Lam Adesina AD Strong Plateau Joshua Dariye PDP Weak Rivers Peter Odili PDP Strong Sokoto Attahiru Bafarawa ANPP Strong Taraba Jolly Ngame PDP Strong Yobe Bukar Abba Ibrahim ANPP Strong Zamfara Ahmed Sani Yerima ANPP Yes Even * Petition submitted to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ANPP ambitions Buhari and the ANPP also hope to make big gains in the south-east where the Igbo (the third biggest ethnic group) believe they have been sidelined by Obasanjo's government...

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