A Excessive Courtroom in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday, sentenced a professor of the College of Calabar, Peter Ogban, to 3 years in jail for asserting false election outcome through the 2019 common elections.
The professor of science who served because the returning officer within the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in 2019, was stated to have manipulated outcomes from Oruk Anam and Etim Ekpo Native Authorities Areas.
The prosecutor, Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, instructed the courtroom that Prof Ogban altered the outcomes of the election to favour the All Progressives Congress, APC, in opposition to its major rival, the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP.
The outcome was manipulated in favour of the APC candidate, Godswill Akpabio who was in search of reelection to the Senate.
Each day Belief stories that in a earlier courtroom session, Ogban had instructed the courtroom how the outcomes of the election have been falsified to provide the APC an unfair benefit over PDP.
The PDP’s candidate, Chris Ekpenyong, a former deputy governor in Akwa Ibom State, defeated Mr Akpabio within the election which was gripped by pockets of violence.
Akpabio was subsequently appointed as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs by President Muhammadu Buhari.
BREAKING: Courtroom jails Professor for manipulating election lead to favour of Akpabio