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Chukwumerije had long battle with cancer –Family

Posted: Apr 20, 2015 at 11:26 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Uche Chukwumerije, who died in Abuja on Sunday at 75, had a long battle with lung cancer.

According to a statement by a family representative, Chidi, the Senator died on Sunday had gallantly battled the disease for a long time before his death on Sunday.

He stated: “On the evening of Sunday, April 19, 2015, surrounded by his family, Comrade Uche Chukwumerije passed into the open arms of history, and of our Lord Jesus Christ, after a long, but gallant battle with lung cancer.

“His life is many volumes, which can only be told with care and time, of dedication and focus, integrity and discipline, and an unbroken love for the highest ideals of our shared humanity.

“Details of burial arrangements will be announced in due course. We ask only for your prayers and good wishes.”