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Sunday, 30 September 2018


By Utitofon Morgan, Uyo

Mr. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom today Sunday emerged the governorship candidate of PDP for the 2019 elections through election by delegates at the party’s primary election.

Election which was held at Uyo Township Stadium had in attendance delegates from all the 31 local government areas.

Udom was announced as the candidate by the PDP panel Chairman, Ayo Fayose Governor of Ekiti state, who conducted the primaries.

Fayose said about 3830 delegates participated in the just concluded delegates election with 10 Voided and invalid vote, total valid vote 3807, and total votes' cast 3817

Responding after his election, Mr. Udom Emmanuel said he will do more for the state and assured that PDP will do move Akwa Ibom forward.

"Through this proclamation you have made through your votes for me today, I am confident that the people of Akwa Ibom State will reaffirm this proclamation in 2019. And together, we will take Akwa Ibom to newer pedestals of people-oriented development in Jesus name"

"Let me thank all of you for this show of Confidence on me. By today's verdict you are proclaiming that the development of Akwa Ibom State is in the trust of the Peoples Democratic Party. And together, I stand here to promise that we will move Akwa Ibom State forward."

Mr. Udom Emmanuel was the only aspirant of the party in the election, the delegates had to vote in order to complete due process in line with the electoral law.

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