The younger brother of All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, said he died shortly after the results of the governorship was announced.
Alhaji Tijani Audu(pictured above) revealed that his late brother died after the Returning Officer, Prof Emmanuel Kucha, declared the election inconclusive, and not on Sunday morning as being reported.
Daily Trust reports that,he told journalists that the late politician had listened to and watched the collation of the results before he died.He said
“I was with him when the whole thing started. I was told in the morning of Saturday that he was sick and I called him to confirm but he said he was okay and would be coming to vote by 1pm, and he came without showing any sign of sickness and we went together to vote.
“But the following day (Sunday) by 10 am, I went there to see him and his children said he was having health challenges and was weak, I even advised that after the announcement of the result he should go abroad for treatment”, he said.
He said Audu lived and fought for his people and would continue to be remembered for his sacrifices and doggedness.