The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel has lauded the efforts of Inec in ensuring a smooth and peaceful gubernatorial and State Assembly polls in the state.
He gave kudos to INEC for improving the card reading system.
Accreditation and authentication have been smooth today, kudos to Inec for improving the card reading system” He added.
The Governor who is seeking reelection for a second term in office also appreciated Akwaibom people for coming out enmass to cast their votes.
In another development, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC candidate, Obong Nsima Ekere hailed the peaceful conduct of the election in the state.
A former minister, land, housing and urban development, Ndueso Essien said the election was more orderly than it used to be due principally to the introduction of card reader.
He commended INEC for keeping to the time stipulated and the good conduct of its officials throughout the election.