Mfon Udoh took his tally to four goals this season by putting the promise keepers ahead in the 6 minutes before Ndifreke Effiong double the lead in 35 minutes before the half time.
The Ekene boys tried to put one back cut lead but The Promise keeper double through Wisdom Fernando in the 61 minutes before Ndifreke Effiong scored his second goal before of the day to took the tally to 4 goals and move Akwa United to 4th position in the group B table.
Nasarawa United were smashed by new boys Gombe United in the other game in Gombe.
Gombe United whom has failed to win any of their past 4 games bounce back with a bagger against Nasarawa United who is also languishing in the relegation zone.
Both Yusuf and Usman Musa scored a brace for Gombe United in the 5-2 thriller that earn them their second win of the season.
3 Red cards in Akure as Sunshine Stars scrap through to beat stubborn Katsina United at the Ondo State Sports Complex.
Dayo Ojo and Fuad Ekelojouti goals sealed the victory for the Akure Gunners