Court Nullifies APC Guber Primary In Akwa Ibom
The Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, nullified the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election that produced Mr.Obong Akan Udofia.
Delivering the judgment on Monday, November 14, 2022, the presiding judge, Justice Agatha Okeke, ordered that a fresh governorship primary be conducted within 14 days.
In suit number FHC/UY/144/2022, the former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Ita Enang, had told the court that the party primary reportedly won by Obong Akan Udofia was characterized by several illegalities as the winner was not a member the party.
In his argument, Udofia said that the APC had given him a waiver that qualified him to contest the party primary held on May 26 with attendant flaws and other forms of irregularities.
The judge also ordered that the defendant Akan Udofia, who claimed to have won the aborted primary election of APC in the state, should not participate in the fresh party primary election.
on 3 of the Electoral Act.