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Ayogu Eze, Ex-Enugu Gubernatorial Aspirant, Passes On

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Tragedy has struck the political sphere of Enugu State with the passing of Senator Ayogu Eze, a former Senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District and a one-time governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He was 66 years old.

After a long battle with illness, former Senator Ayogu Eze has succumbed to death at the age of 65.

Born in 1958, the seasoned lawmaker represented Enugu North Senatorial District in the Senate from 2007 to 2015. He breathed his last at a medical facility in Abuja.

The late Senator Ayogu Eze’s political path was defined by a notable transition, from being a pioneering member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to becoming a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State.

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The news of Senator Ayogu Eze’s passing has been made public, but an official confirmation from his family or the APC is still pending. As the public comes to terms with the loss of a seasoned politician, an official statement is expected to follow, providing further details about his death.

Prior to his senatorial stint, Senator Ayogu Eze honed his political skills as the Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism in the Enugu State government, serving under the leadership of Governor Chimaroke Nnamani. This foundational experience laid the groundwork for his future success in the upper chamber.

He also served as a Special Adviser to Governor Nnamani on Public Affairs before becoming a federal lawmaker.

At the Senate, Eze was appointed chairman of the senate committee on Information and Media, making him the official spokesman of the senate.

During his eight-year stint at the Senate, he was a member of the Constitution Drafting and Amendment Committee that effected some changes to Nigeria’s1999 Constitution.

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