Friday, 27 May 2022

Joseph Bassey Wins APC Ticket for ABC Federal Constituency

News arising from the field has it that the Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey, has won the primary election 
for Akpabuyo / Bakassi/ Calabar South Federal Constituency under the auspices of the All Progressive Congress. 

Declaring the results, the returning officer of the election, Mr Henry Ojong, said Bassey won the election with 110 votes to defeat his closet rival, Edet Effiom who scored 30 votes while Mr Saviour Nyong scored 15 votes.   

"Having conducted this primary election peacefully, I want to declare that Mr Joseph Bassey who got the highest vote cast of 110 is returned elected," he said. 

In his thank you speech, the 3 term lawmaker assured the people of attracting projects and development to the federal constituency, he thanked the delegates for electing him to fly the party's ticket ahead of the 2023 polls.