Unconfirmed reports on Sunday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, is dead.
The reports said the ex- Kogi governor died shortly the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Saturday’s governorship in the state as inconclusive.
The APC candidate was on the verge of a sensational return to the Kogi Government House before INEC ordered a supplementary election in some local government areas because of perceived irregularities.
49, 953 votes were cancelled by the electoral commission.
Before the announcement, Audu was leading his closest challenger, Idris Wada, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with 240, 867 votes to 199, 514.