PDP Wins Council Polls in Akwa Ibom


Okon Bassey in Uyo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the 31 local government council chairmanship and 329 councillorship seats in the local government polls held on Saturday in Akwa Ibom State.

The Chairman, Akwa ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC), Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak, announced the result in a statement issued on Sunday.

The three paragraphs statement with reference no. AKISIEC/481/Vol.1/111, 2017 dated December 3 and personally signed by the chairman of the commission did not indicate details of the result.

He said the election was done in line with the relevant laws, and was contested by 12 political parties.

According to him, out of the 12 political parties that contested the election, PDP won the 31 chairmanship and 329 councillorship seats respectively.