Senator Christopher Ekpenyong, representing Akwa-Ibom North-West Senatorial District, with the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege and Leader of the Senate, Yahaya Abdullahi, during Ekpenyong’s swearing in at the National Assembly on Thursday

The Senate on Thursday sworn-in Senator Christopher Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Akwa-Ibom North-West Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

The lawmaker took the oath administered by the Deputy Clerk of the Senate, Musa Abdullahi at about 10:40 am after the adoption of the votes and proceedings for Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

The lawmaker defeated Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the January, 25, 2020 re-run election for Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial district, held in Essien Udim Local Government Council.