Politics Kogi: Confusion As Faleke Picks Audu’s Son As Running Mate



The controversy surrounding the Kogi State gubernatorial election just took new dimension as Mr. James Faleke, the running mate to the Late Abubakar Audu has just picked the first son of the deceased, Mohammed Audu as his running mate for the December 5th rerun in Kogi.

According to report monitored on Television Continental, TVC, the leadership of APC and Mr. James Abiodun Faleke and his self-appointed running mate, Mohammed Audu are said to be in a crucial meeting in Abuja, after which the APC will make official pronouncement of the party stance.


Earlier today, Faleke, who spoke at late Prince Abubakar Audu’s house in GRA, Lokoja said he carries a moral burden to defend his boss, late Abubakar Audu’s mandate at the poll.

Meanwhile, Yahaya Bello, who came second in the August 28 primary which produced Audu, is believed to be the preferable choice of the party for the supplementary poll. Leaders of the party are currently holding a meeting at the APC headquarters in Abuja.