Breaking: Former Senate spokesman dies in Abuja

Senator Ayogu Eze, a former lawmaker who represented Enugu North Senatorial District between 2007 to 2015, is dead.

The former senator who was a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) died in an Abuja Hospital after a protracted illness.

For the 8 years he spent 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.