PDP wins Akwa Ibom rerun

Sun Jan 26th, 2020 - Akwa Ibom

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial rerun, Essien Udim Federal Constituency and the Essien Udim House of Assembly supplementary election.

Prof. Robert Dode of the University of Uyo, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the Akwa Ibom Northwest announced on Sunday that Mr Christopher Ekpenyong of the PDP won the senatorial re-run election.

He said that Mr Ekpenyong polled 134, 717 votes while Sen. Godswill Akpabio of the APC, who had earlier announced his withdrawal, polled 83, 820 votes.




source: Guardian