Politics

March 25, 2023

Confusion as Imo LP guber aspirant dies

Confusion as Imo LP guber aspirant dies

By Chinonso Alozie 

Owerri- Confusion has trailed the report of the death of one of the leading governorship aspirants of the Labour Party, LP, Humphery Anumudu, in Imo state.

It was gathered in Owerri on Saturday, that the incident happened last Friday in his house in Lagos state.

At the time of filing this story, an official statement was yet to be issued by the family members on it. Also, the Labour Party leadership in the state has yet to brief newsmen on the incident. 

However, a source close to the Labour Party, in Imo, who did not want his name mentioned said: “My brother we are confused about what happened. It happened in Lagos state, you know this kind of news you get it from the family or the leadership of the labour party.

“He attended the meeting of the National Working Committee, governorship aspirants, and stakeholders of the party in Abuja on Thursday, 23rd March 2023.

He had to rush to Lagos the next day, Friday, to collect vital documents needed for the governorship primaries billed for April 15th, 2023.”

Anumudu was among the thirteen governorship aspirants of the Labour Party, who purchased their forms to the tune of N25 million. From the record, Anumudu has been in this race for Imo governorship starting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He is a known successful businessman.