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Imo Senator Slumps, Dies

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

The Gazelle News learnt that the senator died in his residence at Apo Legislative Quarters in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday, 18 December, 2019.

He was aged 54.

This medium learnt that Senator Uwajumogu slumped and died while he was in the bathroom on Wednesday morning.

He was at Tuesday’s plenary session.

Uwajumogu was born on June 30, 1968 into the Uwajumogu family of Umuihi ihitte/Uboma Local Government Area in Okigwe Zone of Imo State.

He became the pioneer Chairman of the Social Democratic Party for Ihitte/Uboma LGA at age 25 in 1990.

He was a practical and devout Christian.

He is married to Chief Elleen and they are blessed with three children.

He was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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