By Kayode Sanni-Arewa
Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, has reacted to the death of Humphrey Anumudu, the party's governorship aspirant in Imo State.
Obi's reaction is contained in a statement via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday.
Anumudu was found dead in his house.
He was reported dead in his Lagos home after returning from a meeting at the LP secretariat in Abuja.
Meanwhile, Obi has expressed sadness at Anumudu's sudden death, describing the death as a huge loss to the deceased family, the Labour Party, and to the good people of Imo State.
He wrote, “I am deeply saddened by the news of the sudden death of Mr Humphrey Anumudu, who was found dead in his home. Mr. Anumudu is one of the strongest supporters of the Labour Party in Imo state and an aspirant in the forthcoming Imo State governorship election.
“He was a very warm and forthright person. His death is a huge loss to his immediate and extended family, the Labour Party, and to the good people of Imo State.
“May the soul of Late Mr. Humphrey Anumudu rest in perfect peace. My sincere condolence to his family.