Akwa Ibom lg election 2020 – The Akwa Ibom State local government election 2020 will be conducted across the 31 local government areas in the state. The election is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 31st October, 2020.
As Akwa Ibom LG election holds, the Governor of the state, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has ordered all inter-state movements to stop on Saturday, the LG election day.
Although the All Progressive Party (APC) is boycotting the Akwa ibom LG election 2020, all other political parties in the state are contesting the LG poll.
Why is APC not Contesting in Akwa Ibom LG Election 2020
The Akwa Ibom State chapter of All Progressive Congress is not contesting in the Akwa Ibom LG election 2020 because the party said the state election umpire is bias, therefore there is not level playing for all the political parties in the state to contest in a free and fair election. The acting chairman for APC, Dr, Ita Udosen made this announcement siting that the AKISIEC is a PDP sponsored electoral body.
Akwa Ibom PDP Congress 2020
Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the State PDP congress 2020 resorted to Option A4 for the conduct of the ward congresses across the 368 wards in the state to pick the flag bearers for the October 31 council polls. State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, Obong Udo Ekpenyong while addressing officers of the party to oversee the conduct of the congress had reminded them that the PDP in Akwa Ibom State has set for itself a reputation of conducting peaceful, credible and fair nominations, urging them to sustain the reputation while and after conducting the congress.
Local Government Election in Akwa Ibom State 2020
Local government election in Akwa Ibom state 2020 is scheduled to hold on 31st October, 2020, the Akwa ibom LG polls has nine political parties to contest in local government elections 2020. The major opposition party in the state, APC will not be contesting in the Akwa Ibom LG election 2020 due to the party not feeling safe contesting an election under the watch of Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC.)
Akwa Ibom PDP Councillorship Primaries Results
Akwa Ibom state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has conducted councillorship primaries across the 368 wards in the state with candidates emerging under a peaceful exercise across the 31 local government areas.
The primaries election is a preparatory to the local government elections scheduled to hold October 31, 2020 as announced by the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC).
When Will Akwa Ibom Local Government Election 2020 Result be Announced?
Akwa Ibom local government election 2020 result will be announced on Monday 2nd November, 2020. The winners of the Akwa Ibom LG 2020 will be sworn-in in less than two months after the election result has been announced. The winners will pilot the affairs of the local government councils in the next four years.
Who is the Current Chairman of Akwa Ibom State PDP?
After the PDP congress 2020, Obong Udo Ekpenyong was elected the chairman of PDP, he tool over from Obong Paul Ekpo who has served the state PDP for more than eight years. Obong Udo Ekpenyong is a former commissioner in the state who has served for many years.
Akwa Ibom State PDP
Akwa Ibom state PDP has been the ruling party in the since since the year 1999, the party produced the first democratic governor of Akwa Ibom state, Obong Victor Attah, followed by Obong Godswill Akpabio and Deac. Udom Emmanuel. The state PDP is a very strong political party in the state and as recorded all victories in the state elections.