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How Gov Emmanuel Defeated Akpabio’s Nsima Ekere In Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has won the gubernatorial elections in the state, defeating Nsima Ekere, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, who was backed by the former governor of the state, Godswill Akpabio.

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has won the gubernatorial elections in the state, defeating Nsima Ekere, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, who was backed by the former governor of the state, Godswill Akpabio.

Emmanuel who won with a wide margin in majority of the 30 out of the 31 local government areas polled 519, 712 votes to defeat his rival, Ekere of the APC who has 171, 978 votes.

The governor was declared winner of the elections by the Collation Officer in the state, Prof. Osasere Orumwense.

The figures of the results for the two major parties, the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the 31 local government areas are:

Uyo LGA

PDP – 35,092,   APC – 12,549

Ibeno LGA

PDP – 10,008,  APC – 1,442

Urue Offong Oruko LGA

PDP – 6,915,  APC – 4,592

Nsit Ubium LGA

PDP – 17,863,  APC – 6,004

Okobo LGA

PDP – 10, 800,   APC – 6,079

Esit Eket LGA

PDP – 13, 290,  APC – 3,917

Onna LGA

PDP – 32,103,   APC – 2,110

Uruan LGA

PDP – 12, 895,  APC – 5, 192

Nsit Atai LGA

PDP – 8, 855,  APC – 3, 783

Abak LGA

PDP – 17, 461,  APC – 11,505

Ikot Abasi LGA

PDP – 9, 335,    APC – 7,549

Obot Akara LGA

PDP – 13, 979,   APC – 4, 704

Ini LGA

PDP – 17, 335,   APC – 3, 316

Nsit Ibom LGA

PDP – 17, 326,   APC – 4, 816

Eket LGA

PDP – 26, 372,   APC – 5, 087

Oruk Anam LGA

PDP – 35, 093,   APC – 8, 640

Mbo LGA

PDP – 9, 631,   APC – 5, 419

Itu LGA

PDP – 14, 633,  APC – 5, 911

Ukanafun LGA

PDP – 35, 447,   APC – 7, 227

Etinan LGA

PDP – 22, 954,   APC – 6, 089

Ibesikpo Asutan LGA

PDP – 15, 679,   APC – 7, 179

Udung Uko LGA

PDP – 4, 036,  APC – 2, 108

Mkpat Enin LGA

PDP – 18, 056,  APC – 4, 769

 Ika LGA

PDP – 12, 752,   APC – 3, 212

Oron LGA

PDP – 8, 433,   APC – 3, 859

Ibiono Ibom LGA

PDP – 36, 988,   APC – 7, 820

Ikot Ekpene LGA

PDP – 14, 832,  APC – 11, 240

Etim Ekpo LGA

PDP – 10, 149,   APC – 2, 776

Eastern Obolo LGA

PDP – 10, 780,    APC – 1, 914

Ikono LGA

PDP – 18, 910,   APC – 4, 498

Essien Udim LGA

PDP – 2,161,    APC – 6, 938