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How Prince Abubakar Audu died

How Prince Abubakar Audu died

Story Leke Adeosun

Prince Abubakar Audu, the All Progressives Congress ( APC) Gubernatorial Candidate died of cardiac arrest-family sources have revealed

The Light news gathered that the experienced politician who was coasting to victory until the election was declared inconclusive actually slumped at about 11am when the election was going on-and a team of doctors were summoned to his residence.

We were told that he was quickly resuscitated but his family feared the worst because he was quite weak and tired.

The doctors,  our sources,  revealed the advised that he must have collapsed due to exhaustion and lack of sleep and therefore needed to put away the anxiety of the election and rest pronto.

We were told that when he came to, the former Governor was taken by some aides and close friends to his room and he was told sleep.

In was in the room that he actually had another heart attack,  and the family was this time so panic stricken that they had begun to see the possibility of air lifting hin out of Kogi.

They were still trying to save him when he stopped breathing and was proniunced dead! This was about a few minutes past noon but those in the know kept it as a hush hush affai

r till hours later.

With his death, Audu who was leading in 16 out of the 21 Local Governments before the election was declared inclusive by INEC has caused a constitutional crisis. No one knows what will be the next line of action as Section 181.1 which deals with death of a Governor is silent on what happens if a candidate dies before swearing in or taking oath of Office.

There fore Audu’s running mate, Hon. James Faleke is in dilemma regarding the next line of action.

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