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Kogi Governorship “Projected Winner” Abubakar Audu is Dead

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Yesterday, the Governorship election for Kogi State took place. As at the end of the election, the projected winner of the poll was All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Abubakar Audu.

However, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the results of the elections inconclusive.
Shortly after this announcement, Abubakar Audu collapsed and was rushed to the hospital.

His sudden death was unexpected. As of now, the exact medical cause of death has not been revealed.

52 Comments

  1. Anon

    November 22, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    Stranger than fiction. Jaw drops.

    May he rest in peace. Amen

  2. Tea

    November 22, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    Jazz thingzzzz RIP, No politics in heaven, you can now rest in peace.

    • ATL's finest

      November 22, 2015 at 10:20 pm

      @ Tea lol at ur comment. Juju things on ☁ 9.. No politics in heaven & May his Soul rest in peace

    • PH Boy

      November 23, 2015 at 10:52 am

      This is just the beginning, many more will follow with the volume of all these fossils in power. Truth be told, was he supposed to still be in hot pursuit of power at that age.; after how many tenures already as governor. The weirdest only happens in naija. Folks his age are supposed to kick back and take it slow or do you think the energy required for Nigerian politics + running a state na beans?
      And for his seemingly unfortunate widow, what is God’s holy name did she think was going to happen. Last I checked 1 +1 is still =2; you guys figure out the rest.

  3. Kiiki

    November 22, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    Whattttt????!!!!! O.M.G!!!!!!!

  4. lifeisbeautiful

    November 22, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    And that’s how the cookie crumbles.
    Bring on the juju stories.

    • FasholasLover

      November 22, 2015 at 9:08 pm

      All lives belongs to God Almighty. I do not believe in juju except you poison my food. Period.

      When it’s ur time to go, u go.

      What did he forget in d govt house that he wanted to go and retrieve?????? You were hypertensive, diabetic plus a whole litany of age related diseases. Shebi, you respect ur body and enjoy the previous loot? Mbah.

      Timinipre Sylva, the billboard gov. All u did when you were gov’ was to erect billboards of urself and projects you intended to execute in ur dreams.

      If the Lord does not build a house……….

      A word is enough for the wise. I hope you find rest.

    • kk

      November 23, 2015 at 11:57 am

      My Dear, Please know that JAZZ (A.k.a JUJU) is REALLLLLLLL and people will do ANYTHING to get power and money.

  5. Hazel

    November 22, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    RIP Sir

    • Uche

      November 23, 2015 at 1:43 pm

      Sadly…Hazel, the dead don’t do emails or respond to posts…but I methinks he’s heard

  6. emma

    November 22, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Is this not the same man that married that small girl and their pics were circulating around the web? ehyah see how he made that small girl a widow at such a young age, chai i pity his other wife and kids too. RIP sha, may God grant them fortitude to bear their loss.

    • kem

      November 22, 2015 at 8:56 pm

      No he’s not

    • Me

      November 23, 2015 at 12:23 am

      Yea he is… No need to pity her oh, I heard she’s currently his only wife. I’m sure he’s left everything for her… May he finally rest in peace

  7. nene+

    November 22, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Just like that? Awww sorryiooooo.
    Sad. So sad! He was already winning. RIP Audu.

  8. Wonders shall never end!!!

    November 22, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    So is this di oga that was bedding that small girl?? You see, you see now.. what greed in sex might bring you… Ayyyy ayyyyy …. RIP sir… may you find in Al jahna Firdawsss the million brides including the one you just left on earth;.. who might go now and bed a man of her age… Chaaaayyyyyyy

    • Ayo

      November 22, 2015 at 8:35 pm

      Ahh I can’t believe anyone could make such an insensitive comment. Please this must be a trying time for his family, so people should please be sensitive. I’m in shock, I hope this is a rumour.

    • Ayo

      November 22, 2015 at 8:48 pm

      Ahh your comment is so insensitive. I think people should please be sensitive with their comments, because this time must be a trying time for his family. I’m in shock. I hope this a rumour.

    • lola

      November 22, 2015 at 9:37 pm

      Were u sleeping when u made this nonsense comment of urs? May God forgive u.

    • Ruby Dee

      November 24, 2015 at 6:56 am

      No he i s not the one that married the small girl. That was former Zamfara state Gov Yerima. This one is former Gov of Kogi.

  9. Mimi May

    November 22, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Ehhh! This is unbelievable! What could have caused his death? INEC declaration of results inconclusive? Did he built his hope so high that his adrenalin rushed in uncontrollably on hearing that it was inconclusive? Or is it jazz? Maybe he borrowed so much to emerge as Governor and his hope was dashed at the eleventh hour? A lesson to all greedy Politicians, you don’t have your life. You can find yourself in the same circumstance. RIP Audu. Go and rest your tired bones after all this struggles.. It is finished.

  10. ACE

    November 22, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    Politics ! May his soul rest in peace .

  11. amaa

    November 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    No one is asking what this old man was doing contesting election again. He is obviously nothing below 70 officially and unofficial ly maybe more .

    • Ello Bae

      November 23, 2015 at 12:10 am

      Seems like you are new to Nigeria’s political age bracket. 70 is the new 30. Ask Buhari.

  12. Ebere

    November 22, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    African magic!!!!!!!!!!Nigeria my country…..

  13. Dayo

    November 22, 2015 at 7:44 pm

    Oh nooo!!!!this is sad.May his soul rest in peace.May Almighty Allah forgive your sin.

  14. Kunle

    November 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    This should teach all of us a simple lesson , that no man is God, vanity plus vanity is equals to vanity …..nothing in this life…..

  15. l

    November 22, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    nawah oh!!! nah serious africa magic…

  16. southernbelle

    November 22, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    So that youg girl he just married is now a widow? Oluwa o

  17. my view

    November 22, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    It is not everyone that dies that will RIP.

  18. penkelemess

    November 22, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    RIP Audu…Heard Kogi’s juju is one in town.Remember that former Governor of Kogi whose 3 daughters survived that plane crash some years back?

    • Gingrich

      November 23, 2015 at 8:20 am

      Benue and Kogi juju ain’t no juju like them o it is there you will see someone sitting elevated in the air

    • Idomagirl

      November 23, 2015 at 6:28 pm

      Bia, be careful ????

  19. Abdulrahim

    November 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    May Allah grant him Jannah, forgive him and have mercy on him. It is truly Allah who gives power to whom He wills and takes power from whom he wills.

  20. Abdulrahim

    November 22, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    May Allah grant him Jannah, forgive him and have mercy on him. Truly it is ALLAH who gives power to whom HE wills and takes power from whom HE wills.

  21. The real Ibinabo

    November 22, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Not everything is jazz my dear Nigerians, he may have had a heart attack or cerebrovascular accident due to the emotional pressure he was under during the election period. He is not a young man.

    • Busarni

      November 23, 2015 at 8:40 am

      People saying he is not s young man; una just come? Like some one said in Nigeria politics: 70 is the new 30.
      What did he forget in the govt house if I may ask. God has the final say all you do or die politicians.

  22. nwa nna

    November 22, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    Nigerian politics is literally a do or die affair as we can see, unfortunately!

  23. Chinee

    November 22, 2015 at 10:29 pm

    And this man just got married..RIP.so that small girl has become a widow.nsogbu

  24. Phoenix

    November 22, 2015 at 10:47 pm

    He came
    he saw
    and he…

    .

  25. Ti

    November 22, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    RIP man,sincerely I’m sorry u lost d race,even wen u were declared winning by a margin,buh d theory is so glaring,like my legal colleagues would say* res ipsa loquiter*,which means facts speak for itself.lemme break it down in a simpler form,his death,automatically makes his running mate d winner,his running mate was a serving local govt chairman in lagos,so tell me ,I hope it’s understood now,d juju factor is @ play,I won’t mention names here buh you all know d henchman of d número UNO political parry in nig now,d wisest one,Ijapa,hmmmmmmn,I doff my heart,once beaten twice shy,they wouldn’t want him to win wit d party ticket,thereafter during his tenure turn around& betray like Bukola ,they exed him out,he was a PDP man to d core,hmmmmmmmmn,y am I even ranting,can’t wait till tmao,all newsstand wld buzz,all offices would b awash wit dis sad news,some would gloat,some wld rejoice while some would b sad,big lesson learnt,u won’t know wen uld die,just b good @ all times,phewwwwwwwwwww,dt wz really long,felt as if I wz analyzing wit a colleague,lol

    • Viv

      November 23, 2015 at 9:20 am

      Did you just say “Legal Colleagues”? with this rubbish you just spewed on here? You must be a joker

  26. ennycoolwater

    November 23, 2015 at 12:03 am

    This is nothing but “Godiac Arrest”… May God deliver us from our politicians. If only death could be bought…. EruOlorunBami.

  27. Aderonke

    November 23, 2015 at 12:13 am

    at the Virge of it all may his soul rest in peace.

  28. Smackdown

    November 23, 2015 at 3:46 am

    That young chick he married was part of the plan. She got in there did some bedroom acrobatics for a short while so no one would be suspicious. Then goal she poisoned the dude. Now she gets paid by those who hired her, and she inherits all his cash…winning!!!

    • Idomagirl

      November 23, 2015 at 6:30 pm

      Are you okay? Was he forced to marry her? You people must find a way to make everything a woman’s fault. Na wa.
      And there’s no way she’ll inherit everything, he has grown kids.

  29. Dominic Raphael

    November 23, 2015 at 6:59 am

    Dem go don stone am juju…wtf!!! this is bad omg!

  30. fleur

    November 23, 2015 at 7:21 am

    Wow . I guess God said not this time child, not this time. So what happens now?

  31. Tosin

    November 23, 2015 at 10:12 am

    That’s pretty funny. Somebody’s dead, it’s not funny. Wow.

  32. Tiamiyu abass

    November 23, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    RIP, But must you go for governor 3 times.

  33. Viagra Aint Cool

    November 23, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Im sure marrying the small girl was part of what killed him….dude was probably popping Viagra anyhow to keep up with the babe….people will be quick to say Jazz but he obviously was not in good health…maybe his heart just couldnt take the high jinx and drama of the day ….one minute he’s the winner…next minute the results are inconclusive…he just kpemed.

    Politics is not by force sha. If you know that you arent of good health, jejely call it a day…..sad nonetheless. Sorry, Audu family for the loss.

  34. Tari

    November 24, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    @Sugabelly’s prayers are answered.

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