Akpabio Loses Senatorial Seat Despite Defection To APC

Senator Godswill Akpabio

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The immediate past Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio was on Saturday defeated during the National Assembly elections.

According to the result from INEC, Akpabio was swept off the senatorial seat by the PDP senatorial candidate and former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Christopher Ekpenyong in all the eight out of 10 local government areas.

In the same note, the PDP candidates that contested the House of Representative elections won in all the eight LGA results released.

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See Breakdown of Results Below for the Ikot-Ekpene senatorial district where Akpabio is believed to have been defeated

Etim Ekpo LGA

PDP – 6,603 votes,

APC – 2,671 votes;

 

Abak LGA

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PDP – 10,926

APC – 9,787;

Ika LGA

PDP – 9,257

APC –  4,152.

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Ukanafun LGA

PDP – 25,952

APC – 14,452;

Oruk Anam LGA

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PDP – 25,123

APC – 10,534

Obot Akara LGA

PDP – 13,184

APC – 6,229

Ikono LGA

PDP – 7,951

APC – 3,083

Ini LGA

APC – 5,897

PDP – 13, 302

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