Senate bids Ben Uwajumogu farewell

 The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of the Sen.Ben Uwajumogu, who represented Imo North and died on Dec. 19, 2019.

The valedictory session followed a motion moved by Senate Leader Abdullahi Yahaya (APC Kebbi) having moved suspension of Order 17 of the Senate to allow visitors into the chamber.

Senators dressed in white and back attires took turn to glowing tributes to the senator.

First to tribute was Yahaya, having moved the motion Senate to move into the valedictory session.

Yahaya said that the Sen. Uwajumogu was his personal and that they shared a a lot of personal things.

said the late Uwajumogu excelled in all areas of his senatorial assignments and contributed to debates at Senate proceedings.

Yahaya said the late senator would be remembered for his brilliance, praying that God would grant him rest, condoling with the family and the Imo .

Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, (PDP Abia) said the late Sen. Uwajumogu affected and carried every body along.

Deputy President of the Senate,Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege said that would choose to celebrate him because of the giant strides attained by the late senator.

Other senators who condoled the family included Abudullahi Sabi (APC Niger), Sen.,Borofice Ajayi, Elisha Abboh, Ike , Rochas Okorocha, Oluremi Tinubu, Onyewuchi Ezenwa, Michael Nnachi, Abiodun Olujumi, Abba Moro and Buhari Abdulfatai, among .

In his tribute, President of the Senate Ahmad expressed his condolence to the  family, senators from Imo and his constituents.

said the death of Sen.Uwajumogu was a loss to all,noting that the late senator gave a good of himself .

He said the senate would continue to do those things that the late senator lived and died for.

The Senate, thereafter, resolved to send a delegation to be led by President of the Senate Ahmad to final funeral rites of Uwajumogu.(NAN)