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INEC declares Akpabio winner of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial seat

Uyo—The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the early hours of Monday declared Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial election.

According to Channels TV, declaring Akpabio as the winner of the contest for the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, the returning officer for the senatorial district, Professor Anthony Udoh, said that the former Minister Niger Delta Affairs, satisfied all conditions to be declared the winner having polled 115,401 valid votes.

The candidate of the peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Emmanuel Enoidem, finished a distant second with 69,838 votes.

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