On Friday, Governor Rochas Okorocha arrived Isiochi in Abia state to join other dignitaries to pay their last respect to late Sen.Uche Chukwumerije.
Aged 75, late Sen. Uche Chukwumerije joined his ancestors from the Turkish hospital in Abuja after battling an undisclosed illness over a long period of time.
He was elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in April 2003, representing Abia North Senatorial District. In December 2014, Sen. Uche Chukwumerije was denied the mandate of his constituents to continue the representation at the Senate. He lost out in the PDP party primaries to Hon. Mao Ohuabunwa, a former member of the House of Representatives. – Read more on our affiliate website, SouthEastNigeria.com