- All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA- Chief Willie Obiano (incumbent governor)
- All Progressives Congress, APC - Dr. Tony Nwoye
- Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, - Mr. Oseloka Obaze
- Progressives Peoples’ Alliance, PPA - Mr. Godwin Ezeemo
- United Peoples Party, UPP - Chief Osita Chidoka.
- Advanced Congress of Democrats, ACD - Mrs. Oby Okafor
- Peoples Party of Nigeria, PPN - Mr. Henry Ikechukwu Onuorah
- Democratic Peoples Congress, DPC- Yul Edochie