The immediate past President – General (PG), Abuja chapter of Imo Community Association (ICA), Chief Ike Obasi has said the death of the senator representing Imo North Senatorial District of Imo state at the Senate, Chief Ben Uwajumogu was a great loss to his home town of Ihite Uboma, his senatorial zone, Imo state and Nigeria in general.
Uwajumogu was recently reported dead in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Chief Obasi who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer, Ignobis Hotels Ltd, Abuja addressed journalists in his office in Abuja recently.
Speaking while controlling tears, he said until his death, Senator Uwajumogu who was a former speaker, Imo state House of Assembly and later a senator representing his senatorial district under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) performed wonderfully well.
Calling on today’s politicians to emulate the legacy Uwajumogu, left behind, Chief Ike Obasi however, urged the immediate family of the diseased, the Imo North Senatorial Zone, Imo state and Nigeria in general to bear the loss .
Obasi said until his death, he was not only a good friend of the late senator, but also from the same Ihite Uboma, Imo state, even as he added that he was yet to be able to bear the loss of the young politician.
Speaking on the lessons to be learned from the death of the senator, Chief Ike Obasi therefore said the death of the senator, a young politician who died when he was needed most showed that death doesn’t have respect for age. He also advised all to go about all their deeds with the fear of God, as did by the late senator.