An Enchantment Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has ordered a rerun election in Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district.
Godswill Akpabio, a former governor of the state had contested alongside Chris Ekpeyong, a former deputy governor of the state, in February.
The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) had declared Ekpeyong of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), winner of the election.
Akpabio later filed a petition towards Ekpeyong’s victory on the tribunal, alleging that it was marred by irregularities.
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Nevertheless, Akpabio’s petition was put aside as missing in benefit, including that the petitioner didn’t show that he received the election in addition to didn’t current convincing proof of non-compliance with electoral act as raised in his petition.
He went additional to attraction the decision of the tribunal.
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