A lawmaker representing Isi-Uzo Constituency in the Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon Chijioke Ugwueze, has died of heart attack.
According to family sources, Ugwueze, 49, died on Friday after suffering a heart failure.
Ugwueze who was hypertensive, reportedly woke up on Friday morning complaining of 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.
The late Ugwueze, until his death was the chairman of the House Committee on Transport.
The lawmaker’s death is coming three days after the death of the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Chief Patrick Omeje.