The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the validly elected governor of Akwa Ibom State.
Giving her judgement, the supreme court judge said:
“The appeal lacks merit and its accordingly dismissed”
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Governor Udom Emmanuel today signed the 2020 Appropriation bill of N597.735billion into Law. The state House of Assembly had on December 5, 2019, passed the N597.735billion budget estimate for the 2020 fiscal year as against the proposed N597.800 billion budget presented to them by the state Governor on October 8, 2019.
This is made up of N111.250 billion for recurrent expenditure, N369.577 billion for Capital expenditure and N116. 934 billion for Consolidated Revenue Fund Charges.
The governor also recently lost his father Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang. The sad event occurred on Sunday, December 1st 2019. He was 90-years-old.