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Senator Chukwumerije Dies At 75

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Sen. Uche Chukwumerije, a former Chairman, Senate
Committee on Education, is dead. He died on Sunday in
a Turkish Hospital in Abuja at the age of 75.

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He was a three-time senator that represented Abia
North, following his election into the Senate in 2003.
Son of the deceased, Chika Chukwumerije, in a
telephone interview, told Vanguard that his father died of
lung cancer.
“We are trying to organise some things; he died at
exactly 4.30 p.m., this evening.
“He died here in Abuja and was surrounded by his
friends before his last breath.
“He has been an inspiration in ways I cannot explain,”
Chika, an Olympics Bronze medalist in Taekwando said.
Chukwumerije served as minister of information in the
dying days of the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida
and later served in the same capacity in the interim
national government of Ernest Shonekan.

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