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Senate President, Lawan confirms death of Sen. Uwajumogu, mourns lawmaker

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the tragic news of the death of Sen. Ben Uwajumogu (APC-Imo).

Uwajumogu, before his death, was the senator representing Imo North Senatorial district and a member of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC).

Lawan in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Ola Awoniyi commiserated with the family of the deceased senator, the government and people of Imo over the tragic loss.

Lawan also condoled with senators and friends of the departed senator.

He recalled that Uwajumogu was full of life at the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, which made the news of his death even more difficult to take.

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“But God gives and takes in line with his supreme sovereignty so we cannot question His will.

“Senator Uwajumogu’s sudden death is shocking and a painful loss to the 9th National Assembly where he always made robust contributions to the debates and other activities of the Upper legislative chamber.

“He will be greatly missed by all of us, his colleagues and staff of the senate,” lawan said.

The senate president prayed that God almighty will comfort his loved ones and grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

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