People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won in the rerun polls in Essien Udim Council of Akwa Ibom State into the Senate, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly respectively.
Elated Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial District, Dr Chris Ekpenyong, described his victory and that of other PDP Candidates in the Court-ordered rerun elections in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State as an ‘Act of God’.
Fielding questions from journalists shortly after being declared winner of the Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial Rerun Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Senator Ekpenyong thanked “God the giver of victory for seeing me through the entire political debacle since 2nd September 2018. My victory has put agents of darkness to shame.”
Senator Ekpenyong commended President Muhammadu Buhari for keeping to his promise of allowing a free and fair rerun election in Akwa Ibom State and urged the President to uphold these important values in order to strengthen and deepen democracy in Nigeria.