Akpabio to re-contest as Appeal Court orders rerun in one Local Govt

In the 2019 senatorial election, Akpabio lost to Senator Christopher Ekpenyong, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Akpabio, who contested on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the election had gone to court to challenge Ekpenyong’s election.

The former governor of Akwa-Ibom state alleged that the election was marred by irregularities. 

The court has now ordered a rerun in Essien Udim within 90 days

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