The immediate past Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio was on Saturday defeated during the National Assembly elections, Thisday reports
The PDP senatorial candidate and former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Christopher Ekpenyong reportedly won in all the eight out of 10 local government areas released by INEC.
Only the result of the country home of Senator Akpabio, Essien Udim LGA and that of the neigbouring Ikot Ekpene LGA were still pending.
Also, the candidates of the PDP that contested the House of Representative elections won in all the eight 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.