The All Progressives Congress (APC), has won 12 local government areas in the governorship election in Cross River State, going by the results released on Sunday night by the State Returning Officer, Prof Teddy Adias.
The candidate of the APC, Prince
Bassey Otu, was victorious in 12 of the 15 local government areas so far declared by the LGA collation officers while his closest rival, Sandy Onor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won in three local government areas.
According to Prof. Adias, results from the three remaining local government areas, Obanliku, Boki and Akamkpa, were being expected as collation was suspended till Monday.
The 12 local government areas won by Bassey include Yala, Calabar Municipal, Calabar South, Obudu, Yakurr, Akpabuyo, Biase, Etung, Odukpani, Bakassi, Obubra and Abi, while Onor won in Ikom, Ogoja and Bekwarra.
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