Senate has announced the death of Senator Uche Chukwumerije in the evening of Sunday in the Turkish Hospital, Abuja.
A 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.