By Andy Chukwu
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of Akwa Ibom State Gubernatorial election.
Emmanuel polled 519,712 votes to defeat Nsima Ekere, the APC candidate, who scored 171, 978 votes.
The governor won in 30 out of the 31 local government areas of the state. Ekere won in one LGA.