BREAKING: APC In Shock As Senate President Swears In Chris Ekpeyong.(Photos)

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan sworn in senator Chris Ekpeyong, the senator representing Akwa Ibom North West in the Nigerian senate today 30th January, 2020.
It could be recalled that, some time in December 2019, the Appeal Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State ordered for rerun election in Akwa Ibom North East senatorial district due to some abnormalities that took place in Essien Udim local government area during the last general elections.
On 25th January, 2020, the rerun election which was fixed and delivered by the INEC was conducted for both Senate, House of Reps and the state house and senator Chris Ekpeyong who was already in the senate emerged as winner against Mr.Godswill Akpabio of APC.
Immediately after the rerun election, Mr. Ekpeyong in a statement on his social media handles thanked Akwa Ibom people for supporting as well as standing by him. He thanked the leadership of PDP who made sure, APC did not succeed in their attempt to sabotage the electioneering processes in Essien Udim local government area.
In fulfilment of the constitution, senator Chris Ekpeyong was officially sworn in today by the senate President, senator Ahmad Lawan.
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Wisdom Bassey

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