Abuja - The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is mourning the death of Senator Uche Chukwumerije, who passed on Sunday evening in Abuja.
Chukwumerije died of lung cancer on Sunday at the Turkish Hospital in Abuja at the age of 75.
“We are indeed deeply saddened by the loss of this great Nigerian, a highly respected statesman who has made immense contributions to the development of our dear nation. Senator Chukuwumerije lived a patriotic Nigerian and a brilliant lawmaker who gave his all and discharged his responsibilities with unequaled forthrightness, loyalty and commitment to the service of our dear fatherland,” Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the party, said.
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He added that Chukwumerije was a democratic icon and an outstanding party-man who remained committed to the ideology of the PDP and the visions of the founding fathers.
“We will greatly miss him. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his family as we pray God to give them the fortitude to bear this great loss,” said Metuh.
- CAJ News