PDP SWEEPS AKWA IBOM RE-RUN ELECTION

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Akwa Ibom State has won in all the re-run elections held in the state on Saturday, March 12, 2016. The re-run was held in Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District (Uyo Senatorial), where Mr. Bassey Albert polled 256, 110 votes to beat his closest rival Mr. Emmanuel Obot of APC who scored 36, 775 and Mr. Ubong Edet of Accord party scored 6, 368 votes.

Also, in the five state constituencies, the PDP won in all. These are Etinan, Ibesikpo/Asutan, Oron/Udung Uko, Itu and Ikot Ekpene/Obot Akara state constituencies. In Etinan, Aniefiok Dennis of the PDP, polled 10,977 votes to defeat his closest rival Unyime Ekwere of APC who scored 1,780 votes; while Sunday Akpan of Accord and Nse Ubeh of Labour party scored 26 and 29 votes respectively.

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