The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday nominated Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the party’s new candidate to replace late Audu for Kogi governorship supplementary poll.

Bello will replace Abubakar Audu, who was leading the polls with 41,000.

According to reports, Mohammed Audu, the son of the late governorship candidate, Abubakar Audu, who was earlier fielded to replace his dad was dumped by the party.

It was also learnt that the APC has retained Hon. James Abiodun Faleke as the party’s deputy governorship candidate.