This year some governors may lose their seat either through judicial
processes or rerun elections. Some governors who may lose their seat in
1. Nyesom Wike
Nyesom Wike of Rivers state will lose his seat if the Supreme court
aligns with the appeal court in delivering judgement in the electoral
petition case filed against him. He will however stand a chance of
reclaiming the seat in a re-run election.
2. Seriake Dickson
Come January 9, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state will lose his
seat if he is not declared winner of the Governorship election in his
3. Okezie Ikpeazu
The appeal court has already ordered the sack of this Governor. If the
judgement is upheld by the Supreme Court, Governor Ikpeazu of Abia state
will be removed without a chance of re-election.
4. Udom Emmanuel
In 2015, the appeal court ruled that the Akwa Ibom state Governorship
election be re-contested in all the 31 local government areas of the
state. If this judgement is upheld by the Supreme court Udom will lose
5. Darius Ishaku
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state may be removed in 2016. Aisha
Jummai Alhassan who is popularly called Mama Taraba is challenging
Ishaku’s claim to the seat.