Imo Labour Party gov candidate found lifeless at home
Humphrey Anumudu, a Labour Party governorship candidate in Imo State’s upcoming governorship primary, was discovered dead in his home.
After returning from a meeting at the LP secretariat in Abuja, Anumudu was found dead in his Lagos home.
The deceased was from the Mbieri Ancient Kingdom in Imo State’s Mbaitoli Local Government Area.
According to a family friend who spoke to reporters on the condition of anonymity, the auto merchant died on Friday evening in Lagos.
He also stated that his death came as a surprise to him.
Until his death, Anumudu was a multi-billionaire businessman cum politician who had been contesting the governorship seat of the state since 1998.
He was said to be the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary in the state in 1998 before the ticket was ceded to Achike Udenwa who went on to rule the state between 1999 and 2007.
Since then, he had been contesting for the number one seat of the state.
In 2019, he was the Zenith Labour party governorship candidate.
He was also a respected legal luminary and the Chief Executive Officer of Globe Motors.