Lagos - The Supreme Court has upheld the election that saw Godswill Akpabio emerge as governor of Akwa Ibom state, Premium Times report.
In a unanimous decision that brought to a close a four-year legal tussle to unseat him, the court on Friday ruled that Akpabio is the validly-elected governor of the state.
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Frank Okon, who also contested the party’s ticket in April 2011, had asked the court to nullify Mr. Akpabio’s election because he (Okon) and his supporters were not availed the information on the scheduled primaries after the cancellation of the previous exercise.
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