Chris Ekpeyong fires back: Says what he will do to Akpabio
Senator representating Akwa Ibom North West, Sen. Chris Ekpeyong has reacted to his loss at Appeal Court, Calabar.
The court nullified the election of Engr. Chris Ekpeyong of PDP who was declared winner of the last National Assembly election.
The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fresh election in Essien Udim constituency of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District within 90 days.
But in a post on social media – facebook, the Senator said he is still the Senator as INEC has not been ordere to withdraw his certificate of return against trending media reports.
He posted “Today, the Court of Appeal in Calabar nullified my election results in only Essien Udim LGA and order for a rerun within 90 days. I still remain the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District with my certificate of return issued to me by INEC. I will still be going about my routine statutory Legislative duties as your Senator while preparing for the re-run in Essien Udim”
He further assured his constituents that he will be victorious in the rerun election in Essien Udim as ordered by the court.”There is nothing to worry about because we will still come out victorious in the rerun of Essien Udim LGA. I urge everyone to remain calm and courageous in supporting the mandate given to me at the poll”He ended with#OnlyGod