Senate has announced the death of Senator Uche
Chukwumerije in the evening of Sunday in the Turkish
statement by Senate Spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya
Abaribe described the lawmaker who until his death
was the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education as
political giant and one of the nation,s finest legislator.
Abaribe said the lawmaker who represented Abia
North Senatorial District of Abia state in the current
senate easily passes as a repository of legislative
tradition and practice.
“The Senate will surely miss his erudite contributions
on the floor of the chamber and his painstaking
approach to committee work. Chukwumerije was
indeed an embodiment of legislative tradition and
consummate activists democrat who loved his people
passionately”, he said.