2023 Election: PDP’s Ekong Samson wins A’Ibom South senatorial seat
Mr Ekong Samson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won the Akwa Ibom Senatorial South District position in the state.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Effanga Effanga, University of Uyo, announced the results at the Collation Centre in Eket Local Government Area on Monday.
Effanga declared that Samson, having certified the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.
He said the election was contested, and candidates received the following votes; Samson polled 79,327 votes followed by Mr Martyns Udo-Inyang of All Progressive Congress, APC, who scored 33, 256.
Effanga also said that Mr Ephraim Inyang-Eyen of Young Progressive Party, YPP, got 19, 336 while Mr Henry Dominic of Labour Party, LP, scored 17,760 votes.
He noted that 12 political parties contested for the Federal Constituency seats, which comprise 12 local government areas in the state.