Popular Labour Party Governorship aspirant found dead (Photo)
Chief Humphrey Anumudu, a Labour Party candidate for governor in Imo State’s upcoming primary elections, was discovered dead in his home.
After returning from an LP meeting at the party national headquarters in Abuja on Friday, the candidate passed away in his home in Lagos.
Chief Humphrey Anumudu was reportedly found dead in his home in what family sources described as a “spiritual attack.” Anumudu was a native of the Mbieri Ancient Kingdom in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo state.
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He is a multibillionaire businessman who doubles as a politician and has been running for the state’s governorship since 1998.
He was thought to have won the People’s Democratic Party’s primary for governor in the state in 1998 but lost out to Achike Udenwa, who went on to lead the state from 1999 to 2007.
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Since then, he has been running for the state’s top seat. He ran for governor in 2019 as the Zenith Labour party candidate.
According to a close friend of the deceased, he passed away on Friday at around 5:30 p.m.
The late politician had already paid the Labour Party’s governorship application fee of 25 million Naira for the November 11th 2023 governor election.