How Abubakar Audu Passed Away

How Abubakar Audu Passed Away

News has emerged concerning the incident that surrounded the shocking death of Abubakar Audu, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress.


According to Sahara Reporters, Audu died around 5 am on Sunday, November 22. In what was considered a bizarre occurrence, his health had suddenly started to deteriorate on the night of Friday, November 20 when he started vomiting blood.

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A family source said:  "He started vomiting blood after he returned from Lokoja,"

The family source said that the late politician was very tired on the morning of the Election Day, Saturday, November 21 and doctors had to give him blood transfusion which provided him with enough strength to go to his home town in Ogbonicha to cast his vote.

The source added that when he returned to his home, he started vomiting again.

"After a while he became unconscious and died around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning,"

According to the source, Audu had died before the collation and announcement of the result of the election which was later declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

An INEC source also said that INEC officials were aware of Audu’s death before the announcement of the results. The late politician is expected to be buried on Monday, November 23 in his home town according to Islamic rites

According to Premium Times, a familiy source revealed that mourners had started to gather at the house of the late politician.

“I am aware that right now so many people have gathered in his house and they are weeping seriously,”

“As a Muslim he would be buried at 10 am tomorrow morning.”

Meanwhile, Nigerians took to social media to express their grief and dismay over the news of the death of Audu with some praying for his soul to rest in peace.


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