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There will be by-elections in Cross River and some states other in Nigeria on December 5, 2020, and we’re counting down to the elections. We have written about everything you need to know about the by-elections and all the candidates in the Bayelsa West and Central Senatorial by-election.
In Cross River state, the death of Senator Rose Oko, who represented Cross River North Senatorial District, on March 24th 2020, meant that there was the need for a by-election to fill her vacant seat. This article is a curation of all the candidates who will be battling to fill her seat in the Cross River North Senatorial by-election.
1) Liop Ebbi Kenneth – Action Alliance (AA)
2) Aduma Ohutu Sunday – African Action Congress (AAC)
3) Gregory Agam – African Democratic Congress (ADC)
Deacon Gregory Agam was voted in through a delegates primary election to represent African Democratic Congress in the Cross River North Senatorial by-election scheduled for December 5, 2020.
He has been described as a man of great integrity and love for his people
4) Joey Odey Agi – All Progressives Congress (APC)
Joe Odey Agi is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who will be representing the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming senatorial by-election in Cross River
Agi scored 113,229 votes to emerge winner of the primary election and defeat his closest rival, Professor Zana Akpagu, who scored 8,635 votes.
5) Ogbeche Rock Ongro – Allied People’s Movement (APM)
6) Beatrice Ekpeh Edrah – New Nigeria People’s Party (NPP)
7) Stephen Adi Odey – People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
Stephen Odey is the chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board. He won 450 votes at the PDP primary election to emerge flagbearer of the party, over Honourable Jarigbe Agom who scored 90 votes.
8) Gabriel Abbas Abuashe – Social Democratic Party (SDP)
This is the concluding part of an article endorsing him on Facebook:
Abuashe is representing Cross River North in the red chamber and we must all come together and vote for him come October 31. With Abuashe, sanity will return to Cross River State politics: they will be free scholarship for our teaming youths who have lost their hopes of furthering their education to tertiary institutions: they will be women empowerment scheme for both young and old: they will be quick intervention on the rehabilitation of our educational and health facilities across the northern senatorial districts and they shall be grass-root and participatory governance.Vote Abuashe! Vote Performance!! Vote SDP!!!
9) Francis Agaba – Young Progressive Party (YPP)
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