Enugu state House of Assembly member, Chijioke Ugwueze dies aged 49

Honorable Chijioke Ugwueze, the lawmaker representing Isi-Uzo Constituency in the Enugu State House of Assembly, has died.

Ugwueze, 49, died on Friday, June 19 after suffering a heart failure.

According to family sources, the late Ugwueze who was hypertensive, woke up on Friday morning complaining he had malaria symptoms.  He was rushed to a private hospital in Enugu and was later transferred to Enugu state Teaching Hospital Parklane, where he died in the evening.

Until his death, late Ugwueze was the chairman of the House Committee on Transport.

His death comes three days after the death of the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Chief Patrick Omeje.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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