According to Daily Post, the Supreme court has upheld the election of Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state.
The apex court in its ruling on Wednesday set aside appeal court judgement which cancelled elections in all 33 Local Government Area of the State, calling for a re-run.
The seven member-panel of Justices of the apex court led by the CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed declared Emmanuel dully elected.
Election Petition Tribunal had earlier cancelled the election in18 of the 31 Local Government Areas of the state before the Appeal Court in Abuja last December nullified the entire election on the grounds of non-compliance to the Electoral Act.
Therefore, Gov. Udom Emmanuel Remains the Governor of Akwa Ibom State.