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Politics of Wednesday, 18 December 2019


Imo Senator slumps, dies in Abuja

Benjamin Uwajumogu, Imo Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, Imo Senator

The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District, Benjamin Uwajumogu, is dead.

He died at the age of 51.

His death was confirmed to journalists outside the Senate chamber on Wednesday by the Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha.

He was said to have slumped in the toilet while taking his bath and rushed to a private hospital in Apo, Abuja where he died.

The Senator who is a former Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).