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Yola - The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa State, Hakila Yerima is dead, reports Premium Times.
He died last Tuesday after a brief illness.
Yerima, a pastor emerged the party’s governorship candidate in the gubernatorial primary conducted by the party on December 6, 2014.Also read: Imo APGA senatorial candidate dies
Confirming the development, the state secretary of the party, John Luka, said Yerima had written to the party withdrawing his candidacy as the party’s flag bearer because of his failing health.
the party is working towards replacing him and has notified the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the latest development.
Read more at Premium Times.
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