Just in:Senator and former minister of Information Uche Chukwumerije passes on
The death has been announced of the Senator and former Minister of Information Senator Uche Chuckwumerije.The late Senator who died this evening at the Turkish Hospital became a Senator for the first time in 2003 representing Abia North Senatorial district up until this year before he took ill,prior to that he was known by many Nigerians when he served as Minister of Information in the General Ibrahim Babangida Military Junta,and afterwards the short lived Interim National Government of Ernest Shonekan.One of his sons Chika did the Nation proud when he won a bronze medal representing Nigeria, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in China funding his training and most expenses.
The late Senator who was divorced but survived by 7 children.He would have been 75 years old in November of this year,an Economics graduate of the University of Ibadan and.His family and Political associates are yet to respond to the sudden death.
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