A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Labour Party, LP, in Imo State, Humphrey Anumudu has died.

Anumudu was found dead on Friday at his residence in Lagos.

He was one of the 13 aspirants that purchased the LP Governorship nomination and expression of interest forms.

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Anumudu, a lawyer and native of Mbieri Community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area was absent at the LP meeting held during the week at its national Secretariat in Abuja due to illhealth contrary to report that he attended.

Anumudu was the younger brother of socialite and founder of Globe Motors, Willie Anumudu, who died in April 2020.

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His older brother, Joe also died some years ago.

Humphrey Anumudu has consistently contested for the Imo governorship seat since the return of democracy in 1999.

In 2003, he aspired to be governor on the platform of the defunct All Nigeria People’s Party, ANPP and in 2019, he ran for the seat on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

Earlier he had sought to govern Imo State on the platform of Zenith Labour Party

The late politician purchased the N25 million Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for governorship ticket of the Labour Party.

He donated 27 buses to the state chapter of the Labour Party in 2022 in support of the presidential bid of Mr.Peter Obi.

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A source close to his family confirmed the passing of the businessman turned politician.

“Yes. It is true Chief Humphrey Anumudu is dead. It’s true”, the source said.


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