Liyel Imoke Declared Winner of Cross River Election

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Updated February 27, 2012

PDP flagbearer Senator Liyel Imoke on Sunday emerged winner of Saturday’s Cross River governorship elections, winning with 451,544 votes and beating out 11 other contestants for the seat.

INEC returning officer and Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Profesor James Epoke, declared Imoke victorious, with Usani Usani of the opposing Action Congress of Nigeria party coming in a distant second with 31,206 votes.