BREAKING: Tears as Former Enugu Senator Ayogu Eze Dies in Abuja

BREAKING: Tears as Former Enugu Senator Ayogu Eze Dies in Abuja

  • A former Senate spokesperson, Senator Ayogu Eze, has passed away at the age of 66 at an Abuja hospital
  • The late senator reportedly died after suffering from an undisclosed illness on Thursday, April 25
  • The former Enugu state governorship candidate was said to have been sick and was unable to attend his child's wedding journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - Senator Ayogu Eze, who represented Enugu North Senatorial Zone in the national assembly between 2007 and 2015, is dead.

Eze reportedly died after suffering from an undisclosed illness in an Abuja hospital on Thursday, April 25.

Senator Ayogu Eze is dead
former Enugu Senator Ayogu Eze dies at the age of 66 Photo credit: @MissObikwe
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Senator Ayo Eze is dead

As reported by Leadership, the former chairman, Senate Committee on Works died at the age of 66.

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Eze, who was born on 23 November 1958, also served as a member of committees on Police Affairs, National Planning, Marine Transport, and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs during his tenure in the senate.

During his eight years in the Senate, Eze was a member of the Constitution Drafting and Amendment Committee and chaired the Senate Committee on Information and Media.

Ayo Eze couldn't attend child’s wedding ceremony

According to The Sun, a source said Eze has been down with sickness and was unable to attend his child’s wedding ceremony. The late senator's child’s wedding ceremony held earlier in the year in Lagos State.

The late senator was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but later defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), where he ran for Enugu State governorship election in 2019.

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Eze reveals what will happen to PDP in Enugu

Meanwhile, reported that Eze declared that the APC would defeat the ruling PDP in Enugu state, during the 2023 general election and take over the Government House.

Eze made the statement when he presented foodstuff and cash to party members for the New Year in 2021. Eze added that a president of Igbo extraction was possible with the commitment of members from the region.

“We want to strengthen the party structure at the grassroots so that in 2023, APC will form the next government in Enugu state.


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