Ben Uwajumogu, Dies After Protracted Illness


Ben Uwajumogu, Lawmaker of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has died after a protracted illness. The lawmaker who died on the early hours of wednesday in Abuja, he was 51 years old at the time of giving-up the ghost.

According to Premium Times, Senator Elisha Abbo confirmed the incident, “It is no longer story or an insinuation that my colleague and brother, Ben Uwajumogu, has left the mother earth to be with the Lord.

The Law maker was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the upper legislative arm of government (Senate).

Before his death, he went  to United Arab Emirates for treatment after which he returned to Abuja when he noticed signs of recovery, according to a source familiar with his situation. This is a big loss to Senate

The Senate has yet to formally announce the development. Meanwhile a senior aide to Senate President Ahmed Lawan said his principal had been informed of the development and a formal statement would be issued soon.


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