Imo Bids Farewell To Odokaraome Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu(Exclusive Biography)


The burial ceremony of Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu today Friday 21 February 2020 was turned to a political carnival as distinguished personalities from all facets of life endeavour  were represented in quantum

Politicians across Nigeria dominated the scene and had all the bigwigs present. The burial which held at Ihitte Uboma,  Imo State paraded a large and unprecedented crowd of sympathizers who thronged to bid Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu a final goodbye

Senator Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu was born in 1968 (52 years) to the family of a famous and successful business magnet, Chief B.O. Uwajumogu of Uwajumogu and Sons Ltd

He had his early education at Library Avenue Primary School Umuahia, Abia State and his secondary education at Ikerejere Secondary School , Ihitte Uboma and had his Bsc in Economics from University of New Jersey, USA

He later rose to inherit his father\’s wealth which spans across sole distributorship of Nigerian Flour Mills Ltd, Tate and Tyle Sugar, Filling Stations , Hotels and Road Construction company.

He was an intellectual political giant, a sociopolitical crusader, businessman and  philanthropist.

He became the pioneer Chairman of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ihitte/Uboma LGA in 1990 at a young age of 25 years. In 1998, Chief Ben Uwajumogu ventured to contest as the Executive Chairman of Ihitte/Uboma LGA.

A community leader and chairman of Eastern Comfort Hotels, Umuahia, Chief Benjamin Uwajumogu contested and won the 2011 Ihitte Uboma State Constituency election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and later emerged the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly by switching party to then ruling party in the state, the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, under the leadership of His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha.

Married to Mrs Alleen Uwajumogu, Rt Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu contested for Imo North (Okigwe Zone) Senatorial district election in 2015 under the All Progressive Congress, APC and won.

He recontested in 2019 and was returned elected.

A serving senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and Senate Committee chairman on Labour and employment, Chief Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu died on the 18th of December, 2019.

His death came to Imo North  and Nigeria as a rude shock. We really shall miss greatly this good man

As Imo Bids Late  Chief Benjamin Uwajumogu goodbye, Arise Afrika Magazine join  his wife, children, brothers, sisters, family, community, Ihitte Uboma LGA , Okigwe Zone, Imo state and Nigeria to mourn a great patriot, Late Senator Benjamin Uwajimogu.

Rest In Peace DSBU

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