Akpabio and Chief Inibehe Okori

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief Inibehe Okori had challenged Akpabio’s victory of the March 28 poll at the tribunal.

The Justice Goddy Anunihu led Akwa Ibom State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday upheld the election of former Akwa Ibom state Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West senatorial zone.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief Inibehe Okori had challenged the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate, Akpabio of the March 28 poll at the tribunal.

Apart from Justice Goddy, other members of the three man panel which heard the petition are Justice A. O. Adebusoye and Justice A. M. Lamido.

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