Remains Of Prince Abubakar Audu Have Been Buried
The remains of Prince Abubakar Audu have been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
There were rumours that he had risen, but his burial dashes the speculation.
His remains were buried at about 2pm as Imams offered prayers.
Before the burial, heavy security was deployed at Audu’s compound as the crowd insisted he was alive.
Former governors George Akume, Abdulkadir Kure, Lucky Igbinidion and Rabiu Kwankwaso attended the interment.
There was wild jubilation over rumours that Audu had resurrected, but no one confirmed seeing him.
Thousands trooped into his home in Ogbonicha as rumours of a revival spread. A mammoth crowd besieged the residence.
Reports said a prophet sought to pray for Audu’s corpse to bring him back to life.
Security inside and family members would have none of it but angry youth broke the door open, according to Premium Times.
The prayer man was successfully taken in as the crowd joined in fervent prayers.
Shouts of Holy Ghost fire and Allahu Akbar rent the air while others wept loudly by the door.
As men and women of faith engage in fervent prayers to bring Audu back to life others were digging his grave in one end of the compound.
As news filtered in that he had risen, grave diggers got discouraged and slowed down work.
The grave diggers re-doubled work until the rumours were dashed with the burial.