By Sylvanus Okpe
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has declared Governor Udom Emmanuel as the duly elected governor of Akwa Ibom State.
The tribunal consequently, struck out the Petition filed by Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had declared Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. Ekere being dissatisfied with the results challenged the victory of Governor Emmanuel at the Tribunal. The tribunal in it’s ruling on Thursday, dismissed the petition, and upheld the election as declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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