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Senator Uche Chukwumerije Dies At 75


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije, is repeated dead.

Sources close to NewsWireNGR said he just passed on. Until his death, Senator Chukwumerije, born November 1939 was elected a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in April 2003, representing Abia North Senatorial District.

In the Fourth Republic, Chukwumerije was elected to the Senate on the Peoples Democratic Party’s platform, but he fell out of favor with the party’s leadership when he opposed the Third Term Agenda. Chukwumerije eventually decamped to the Progressive Peoples Alliance in 2006, and was reelected to the Senate on April 28, 2007

Chukwumerije is divorced with 7 children. Chukwumerije studied economics at the University of Ibadan. He was reelected on the PDP platform in the April 2011 elections.

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