Senator Ayogu Eze passes away at 66

By Ologeh Joseph Chibu

A notable Senator in the South East, Ayogu Eze is dead.

The Senator died this morning from complications arising from stroke.

He was former Senate spokesperson.

Until his death, he was a very active member of the Flagship whazzap group set up for pioneer journalists in The Guardian Newspapers.

Eze, known for his tenure representing the Enugu North Senatorial District from 2007 to 2015, breathed his last on Thursday in an Abuja hospital following a battle with stroke

Throughout his illustrious career, Eze played pivotal roles within the political landscape. Notably, he was a key founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), leaving an indelible mark on the party’s history.

In May 2023, Eze’s dedication and expertise were recognized once again when he was appointed as a federal Commissioner for the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, a position he assumed until his passing.

During his time in the Senate, Eze demonstrated remarkable leadership, serving as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Works. Additionally, he contributed significantly as a member of various committees, including those focused on Constitutional Amendment, Police Affairs, National Planning, Marine Transport, and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs.

Eze’s legacy as a statesman and his contributions to Nigerian governance will be remembered and honored by many.

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