According to Vanguard Newspaper that if Kogi State election had not been declared inconclusive the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Audu, would have emerged the winner of the Kogi State Governorship election which held on Saturday.
The APC governorship candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, who was waiting to be declared the winner of the election, has instead been declared dead.
He was said to have had a massive stroke around 3:10 pm today in his village of Ogbonicha and died.
Some minutes after INEC returning officer Professor Emmanunel Kucha declared the result of the poll inconclusive.
Family sources told PMNEWS that Audu has had a history of heart-related problems.
He was said to have fallen ill after casting his vote Saturday afternoon.
Prince Abubakar Audu, was the first Executive Governor of Kogi State and was born on 27 October 1947, to the family of his Royal Highness, the late Pa Audu Oyidi, Orego Atta of Igala Land and the paramount ruler of Ogbonicha-Alloma in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State.
He started his education at the then N.A. Junior Primary School, Alloma, and later N.A Senior School Ankpa, from where he proceeded to Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha. He later transferred to the Jos Commercial College where he obtained both the GCE O and A level