Thursday, 22 October 2015

Tribunal Orders Re-run In 18 Local Councils in Akwa Ibom

Giving its verdict on Wednesday, the Tribunal said it was satisfied that there were discrepancies during the governorship election held on April 11.
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The Tribunal further asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the re-run elections. No date has been fixed for the election re-run.
There are 31 local government areas in Akwa Ibom State.
After the April 11 election, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Udom Emmanuel was declared the winner by the INEC.
Mr Emmanuel polled a total of 996 071 votes, ahead of the candidate of the All Progressive Congress’s, Umana Okon Umana, who got 89 865.


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