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.
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 to be buried on Monday, November 23 in his home town according to Islamic rites