Ekweremadu Mathias is dead

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Ekweremadu, Enugu commissioner, Mathias is dead

Ekweremadu, Enugu commissioner, Mathias is dead  

The Enugu State Transportation Commissioner, Mr. Mathias Ekweremadu, is dead.

He slumped at the Enugu State House of Assembly, from where he was rushed to the Niger Foundation Hospital, Ejes Gist Nigeria learned.

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The Commissioner, however, who was the younger brother of former Deputy Senate President Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

Ekweremadu represented Aninri State Constituency in the State House of Assembly prior to his current appointment as Commissioner in 2019.

He was one time  chairman of Aninri Local Government.

A source indicated that he was holding a meeting with the Transport Committee of the House of Assembly, led by Hillary Ugwu, its chairman (Enugu East Rural).

Ekweremadu complained, midway into the meeting, that he was usually not comfortable sitting close to the AC.

You know, gentlemen, that one isn’t getting any younger. Usually, we elderly people don’t feel good sitting near the AC,” the source quoted him as saying.

“At that time, the chairman of the Committee ordered that another seat be given to him away from AC.

He immediately changed his seat and thanked the committee, particularly the individual who brought the seat,” the source noted.”

Thank you, thank you,” Ekweremadu murmured before he slumped, in what became his last words.”

He was eventually taken to the hospital of the Niger Foundation, where doctors confirmed that he was dead upon arrival.

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