Akpabio faces Recall from Senate over Defection

Akpabio, a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, recently left the PDP, for the ruling All, APC.

Ibok Essien a former Senator who represented Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in 1999 said that the “leaders of the senatorial district would meet soon to finalize arrangements for Akpabio’s recall process.”

In an interview with Punch, he said that the PDP elders from the three senatorial districts of Akwa Ibom State had “withdrawn the endorsement they gave to Akpabio, to return to the Senate for a second term.”

The former lawmaker further stated that the elders had declared Akpabio’s seat vacant.

Essien added that the recall process would be done after necessary clearance with the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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