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Appeal court orders rerun in Akapbio’s senatorial district

The court of appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River state, on saturday ordered a rerun election in Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district where Godswill Akpabio took on Chris Ekpeyong, a former deputy governor of the state, in February.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Ekpeyong, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the election but Akapbio filed a petition against his victory at the tribunal.

But, Appeal Court in its judgement ordered for rerun election in the Senatorial district.

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