Former Senate Minority Leader Senator Godswill Akpabio has lost his reelection bid.

Akpabio, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district, secured 67, 487 as against 136, 373 votes for Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Akapbio has been earlier tipped to replace Bukola Saraki as Senate President but with this loss, a new face will eventually emerge.

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