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JUST IN: Senator Ayogu Eze dies at 66

The former lawmaker who represented Enugu North Senatorial District and former Senate Committee Chairman on Information and Media, Senator Ayogu Eze, is dead.

He was 66 years old.

Eze, who was in the National Assembly between 2007 and 2015, died on Thursday, April 25, at an Abuja hospital after battling an undisclosed illness.

During his eight-year tenure in the Senate, Eze was a member of the constitution drafting and amendment committee that made some novel changes to Nigeria’s 1999 constitution.

After his reelection to the senate in 2011, he was appointed chairman, Senate Committee on Works.

Eze also served as a member of committees on Police Affairs, National Planning, Marine Transport and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs.

Sen Ayogu Eze, born 23 November 1958, was elected Senator for the Enugu North Senatorial District of Enugu State, Nigeria, taking office on June 5, 2007.

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