The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Emmanuel Udom has held a thanksgiving service for the Supreme Court judgement which held that he was validly elected as governor of the state.
Present at the event are Governor of Ekiti State, Gov. Ayodele Fayose, former Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswan, Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, Bishop Oyedepo, amongst others.
The Supreme Court on February 3, 2016 affirmed the election of Udom Emmanuel, as the Governor of Akwa Ibom and that of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu.
In judgments on Wednesday that lasted less than 30 minutes, the court said Governor Emmanuel and his Abia counterpart, Ikpeazu, having won the lawfully cast votes, are duly elected as governors of their states.