APC sends Bello’s name to INEC as late Prince Audu’s replacement
APC has picked and forwarded to INEC Yahaya Bello’s
name to be its substitute for late Prince Audu Abubakar in
the Kogi state supplementary governorship election come
December 5th. This move puts a note of finality to who will
be representing the party in the supplementary election.
INEC’s Deputy Director in charge of Publicity, Nick Dazang.
who confirmed this new development said ” They have sent
the name of their replacement candidate, the second
runner-up in their primaries, that is Yahaya Bello, to the
This development comes despite the grumblings from
James Faleke, the deputy candidate of Prince Audu
Abubakar in the Kogi state November 21st governorship
election, who had expected that he would be declared
Governor following Audu’s death.