The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District, Benjamin Uwajumogu, is dead.
His death was confirmed to journalists outside the Senate chamber on Wednesday by the Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha.
PUNCH report’s that Uwajumogu was said to have slumped in the toilet while taking his bath and rushed to a private hospital in Apo, Abuja where he died.
Until his death, Uwajumogu was the Senate committee chairman on employment, labour and productivity. A returning senator, Uwajumogu was a former speaker of Imo State House of Assembly. He was 51 years old.