Akpabio rejoices over appeal court ruling

Godswill Akpabio has reacted to the court ruling in Calabar ordering a re-run in Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district.

The court on Saturday sacked Christoper Ekpenyong of the PDP after being declared as winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Godswill Akpabio
Godswill Akpabio

The appellate court asked INEC to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Ekpenyong and conduct a fresh election within 90 days.

Akpabio through his Twitter handle expressed his gratitude to God and said the ruling is a victory for democracy.

“Today’s Appeal Court Judgement is a victory for democracy. Let me say that, I am grateful to God and my people for always standing by me.

“I will never take your support for granted,” he said.

Saddam Yusuf Saleh

Saddam Yusuf Saleh was born and brought up in Katsina, he is a BSc holder from Ahmad Bello University Zaria. The founder of northern youth restoration movement and the pioneer chairman Funtua youth united for development. He is currently a reporter for Okay Nigeria (
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