Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has won 28 of the 30 local government areas in Akwa Ibom state. Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, took two councils namely Mbo and Essien Udim, where Senator Godswill Akpabio hails from.
Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP.
This is as a strong indication emerged Monday night that Senator Godswill Akpabio had finally lost his reelection bid to the senate PDP candidate, Engineer Chris Ekpenyong of the PDP.
Also, Results from 8 out of the 10 local government areas that make up Ikot Ekpene senatorial district favoured the PDP senatorial candidate. Akpabio won in Ikot Ekpene with a slight margin.
Report had it that, INEC finally rejected the result from Essien Udim, Akpabio’s local government after it confirmed through the card reader, that votes earlier allocated to Senator Akpabio was much more than the total number of accredited voters in the council area.