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First Akwa Ibom Governorship Election Result Emerges



Breakdown Of Akwa Ibom Governorship Election Results From All LGAs

The first result from the ongoing governorship and House of Assembly elections in Akwa Ibom state has emerged, Naija News can report.

Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the governorship and House of Assembly elections at exactly 8 am on Saturday, March 9, amidst tight security.

The election is taking place in thirty-one (31) Local Government Areas (LGAs) and four hundred and ninety-three (493) wards in the state.

In the build-up to the election, Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, popped up clearly as a top contender for the office of the governor.

On the other hand, Nsima Ekere of the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, is hoping to unseat Emmanuel as the governor.

Forty-five (45) candidates are vying for the post of a governor, 331 candidates are running for the House of Assembly. There are 2.11 million Registered voters in Akwa Ibom.

Below are the results…

2:07 pm: Ward 4 unit 10 Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwaibom state Results:

House of assembly
APC- 164
PDP- 111

PDP- 110
APC- 165
Void 3

Please note that these results are yet to be confirmed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the only body recognised by law to declare election result.