APC candidate withdraws from Akwa Ibom rerun election

Mr Victor Okon, the All Progressives Congress
(APC) candidate in the March 12 Akwa Ibom
rerun election has withdrawn his candidacy.
Okon, representing Oron/Udung Uko
constituency, made his decision known at a
news conference held in Uyo on Friday, less
than 24 hours to the
rerun election.
He said that his withdrawal from the Saturday
Akwa Ibom House of Assembly rerun election
was personal.
He added that "after due consultation with my
family and immediate constituency, I have
decided to withdraw from the rerun election
fixed for March 12, 2016 for very personal


"I have also already resigned from the All
Progressives Congress (APC). This is my will and
final decision on this matter."
He thanked the people of Oron/Udung Uko state
constituency for their unflinching support and
assistance throughout his sojourn and during
the contest and his political career.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that
Okon contested the Oron Udung Uko state
constituency election on the platform of APC in
the April 11, 2015 election and lost to Mr Effiong
Bassey of the PDP. (NAN)



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APC candidate withdraws from Akwa Ibom rerun election
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