Monday, July 2, 2018

Biography Of Late Prince Audu Abubakar - Kogi First Executive Governor.


Prince Abubakar Audu was born on 24 October 1947 and died on 22 November 2015.
He was twice the Governor of Kogi State.
His first tenure was from January 1992 until November 1993 and the second from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2003.

He died due to a heart attack shortly after the announcement of the election results on 22 November 2015, as inconclusive, while seeking re-election on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).

A highly traveled politician, Prince Audu brought so many honors to the country through his personal relationships with foreign statesmen. It is known that he enjoys a very intimate relationship with the former British Prime Minister, Mr. John Major.

In 1993, he and the member of his family were special guests of the British Prime Minister at No 10, Downing Street where he hosted them to a State Banquet.

Also in 1993, His Excellency attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Cyprus.
His connection with the international community saved Nigeria during the heady days of Shonekan administration from economic embargo. In December 1999, he was on the delegation of President Olusegun Obasanjo during the State visit to Germany. On every account, Prince Audu who maintains a good circle of friends across the country is by every judgment a great patriot, visionary, humanist and nationalist.

The outstanding achievements of Prince Abubakar Audu have been acknowledged by several organizations within and outside Nigeria through awards and honours presented to him.
Continue to Rest in Al-Janatul Firdaus My Political Mentor, Prince Abubakar Audu, (Edeeeh.) Ameeen.

We Love You But Allah Loves You Most. Kogites Will Forever Miss You.

– Prince Adamu Ibrahim Alih

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