Akwa Ibom: Senator Akpabio Loses Rerun To PDP’s Ekpenyong

2 years ago Victor Adeola 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial re-run in the polls conducted by INEC on Saturday.

Announcing the result on Sunday by the returning officer, Prof Robert Dode, said the PDP’s candidate Christopher Ekpenyong polled 134, 717 votes to defeat the incumbent Minister of Niger Delta, Mr Godswill Akpabio who polled 83, 820 votes who had earlier announce his withdrawal from the race.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer also declared PDP candidate, Mr Nsikak Ekong winner of the Essien Udim Federal Constituency having polled 45,366 votes.

In the same vain, PDP’s candidate Mr Esse Umoh was also declared winner of the House of Assembly supplementary elections

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