Posts Tagged ‘Akpabio’

Jan. 25 Rerun elections: Big losers, winners

by Seun Adeuyion February 3, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), penultimate Saturday conducted rerun elections in parts of the country as ordered by the courts. The chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, had said the rerun and supplementary polls would be held in 11 states, one senatorial zone, 12 federal constituencies and 15 state constituencies. While some of […]

Ekpenyong describes Akpabio as an ‘uncommon failure’, says ‘I am ashamed of him’

by Seun Adeuyion January 30, 2020
The Senator representing Akwa Ibom north-west, Christopher Ekpenyong, has described Godswill Akpabio as “uncommon failure”. Ekpenyong said this on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with journalists after he was sworn in as the senator representing the district. He defeated Akpabio, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the rerun election that was held last […]

Again, Akpabio’s successor, Ekpeyong sworn in as Senator

by Seun Adeuyion January 30, 2020
The newly elected senator representing Akwa Ibom North West, Christopher Ekpeyong, was sworn in today by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan. Ekpeyong won the rerun election ordered by the Court and conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on January 25. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs,  Senator Godswill Akpabio, who contested the […]