Akwaji Of PDP Wins Obudu Assembly Bye-Election

At the Saturday’s bye-election for Obudu State Constituency of Cross River State, Mrs. Maria Akwaji of Peoples Democratic Party has been declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The INEC Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Abel Ezeoha, announced the results on Sunday after the collation of votes cast during the polls. He said:

The PDP candidate scored 32,166 votes to defeat other contestants, while her closest rival in the election, Mr. Godwin Agbor of the All Progressive Congress (APC), polled 3,546 votes.

“Having satisfied, scored the highest votes cast, I hereby declare Maria Akwaji of the Peoples Democratic Party elected for the Obudu State House of Assembly by-election,” said the returning officer.

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