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Nigeria Decides: Akpabio Loses Senatorial Seat

Former Senate Minority Leader Senator Godswill Akpabio has lost his reelection bid.


Akpabio, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district, secured 67, 487 as against 136, 373 votes for Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).

The PDP senatorial candidate and former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Christopher Ekpenyong reportedly won in all the nine out of 10 local government areas released by INEC.

Also, the candidates of the PDP that contested the House of Representative elections won in all the ten LGA results released.

 In the senatorial election in Etim Ekpo LGA, PDP – 6,603 votes, APC – 2,671 votes; in Abak LGA, PDP – 10,926 and APC – 9,787; Ika LGA, PDP – 9,257 and APC – 4,152.

In Ukanafun LGA, PDP – 25,952 and APC – 14,452; in Oruk Anam  LGA, PDP – 25,123 and APC – 10,534

PDP polled 13,184 votes, while APC polled 6,229 votes in Obot Akara LGA

PDP polled 7,951 while APC polled 3,083 in Okono LGA; in Ini LGA, APC polled 5,897 votes, while PDP polled 13, 302 votes.

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