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Senator Akpabio loses senate election

Senator Godswill Akpabio on Sunday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, United Kingdom, ahead of his rumoured planned defection to the APC

Senator Godswill Akpabio, the former senate minority leader who decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost his re-election bid.

The candidate of the PDP in the Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District, Chris Ekpenyong, defeated Akpabio in the election.

Prof. Peter Oban, the returning officer, declared the PDP candidate winner in Uyo on Tuesday.

Mr. Ekpenyong got a total of 118,215 votes to defeat Akpabio who is the incumbent senator who got 83,158 votes.

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