By Our Reporter
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC today presented certificate of return to the member-elect for Akpabuyo state constituency, Dr. Ekeng Efiom Edet.
The certificate was presented by Dr. Cyril Omoregbe, Resident Electoral Commissioner for Cross River State at the INEC headquarters on Calabar, thursday.
Dr. Ekeng Efiom, a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, emerged victorious at the just concluded bye-election in the state constituency election.
Presenting the certificate, Dr. Omoregbe advised the member-elecr to be responsible and work for the development of Akpabuyo people who elected him, while calling on the losers to exercise the spirit of sportsmanship.
Responding, Dr. Ekeng thanked God, his constituencies and his party the PDP for the support and victory.
He also appreciated the electoral body for the conduct of a transparent election.
Meanwhile, winner of the Ogoja/Yala federal constituency bye-election held on Saturday 26 February, Mr. Jude Ngaji has also been presented with a certificate of return at the INEC headquarters in Abuja.
Mr Jude was accompanied at the event by his wife and some top members of his party, the All Progressives Congress.