Monday, 30 March 2015

Governors of Abia and Akwa-Ibon states Godswill Akpabio & Theodore Orji win Senatorial elections

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Governors of Abia and Akwa-Ibon states Godswill Akpabio & Theodore Orji  win Senatorial elections

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa-Ibom state and his Abia state counterpart, Theodore Orji won their senatorial contests in Saturday's election. 

Gov Akpabio polled a total of 422,009 to defeat APC's Inibehe Okorie who had 15, 152 votes. Gov Orji pulled a total of 46,070 votes to win Ahamdi Nweke of APGA who pulled 10,204 votes. While Governor Akpabio would represent Akwa Ibom north east senatorial district in the next Senate Assembly, Governor Orji would be representing Abia central Senatorial zone.

On the other hand, former House of Reps member, Dino Melaye has won the Kogi West Senatorial election in Kogi state. An elated Dino took to twitter to share the news of his victory.


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