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Ayogu Eze, Former Nigerian Senator and Founding Member of the PDP, Dies at 66

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ABUJA, Nigeria — Senator Ayogu Eze, who represented Enugu North Senatorial District from 2007 to 2015, has died at 66.

Senator Eze passed away in an Abuja hospital following a protracted illness.

Born in 1958, Eze was a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and served diligently in the Nigerian Senate for eight years.

During his tenure, he held significant roles, including the chairman of the Senate Committee on Information and Media, where he acted as the official spokesman for the Senate.

In his first term, Eze was also a member of the Constitution Drafting and Amendment Committee, contributing to notable changes in Nigeria’s 1999 constitution.

Following his reelection in 2011, he was appointed as the chairman of the Committee on Works and was involved in several other committees including Police Affairs, National Planning, Marine Transport, and Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs.

Senator Eze’s contributions to the Nigerian legislature and his long-standing commitment to public service have left a notable legacy in the nation’s political landscape.

His death marks the end of a significant chapter in Nigerian politics.

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