Senator Barr. Godswill Akpabio, a Former presidential aspirant of the All Godswill Akpabio of the Progressives Congress (APC) and ex-minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has won his bid for the Senate by winning the election for Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial Constituency.
He won with 115,401 votes to defeat his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, who had 69,838 votes.
The Independent Collation Officer, Professor Anthony Udoh, of the National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results on Monday morning.
“I stand before you all this morning to personally and publicly register my appreciation for the show of love and support which led to my victory today.
“I am very grateful because you did not allow your conscience to be bought over even when they brought money from Uyo. You rejected their money and voted for me.” responded the Senator Akpabio.
PDP won the remaining two senatorial seats of Akwa Ibom South and Akwa Ibom North East.
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