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Politics: Godswill Akpabio resigns as Senate Minority Leader

Image result for godswill akpabioIt has been reported that a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has resigned as the Minority Leader of the 8th Senate.

Akpabio, who represents Akwa Ibom North West, is set to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.

According to a statement by his media aide, Mr. Jackson Udom, the resignation letter was dated August 4, 2028.

Udom said the letter was addressed to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha.

The statement said: “Senator Akpabio thanked the Senate leadership, the minority leadership, all distinguished Senators, his party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the opportunity to lead the PDP Caucus in the last three years.

“Senator Akpabio is expected to be received into the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a rally in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.”

Godswill Akpabio Sacks From The Senate

 

…court orders rerun of election in 90 days

SaharaReporters can authoritatively confirm that the Senate Minority Leader for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godswill Akpabio, has been sacked today. Mr. Akpabio is a Senator representing Akwa Ibom State, and is the former two term governor of that State.

The Federal Court of Appeal announced today that violations to the Electoral Act during the senatorial election between Mr. Akpabio and the All Progressives Congress candidate Inibehe Okori informed their ruling.

The Court of Appeal ordered a rerun election in Akwa Ibom State in 90 days.

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