BREAKING: Enugu commissioner, Mathias Ekweremadu slumps, dies
The Enugu State commissioner for transport, Mr. Mathias Ekweremadu is dead.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Mathias, a younger brother to former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu slumped during a budget defence in the state House of Assembly on Thursday and was rushed to Niger Foundation Hospital, Enugu where doctors reportedly confirmed him dead.
As at the time of filling this report, the state government was yet to make a pronouncement on the death but a close family source confirmed that he died on Thursday afternoon.
Prior to his appointment as a Commissioner in 2019, Ekweremadu represented Aninri State Constituency in the State House of Assembly where he served as Chief Wipe of the Assembly between 2015 and 2019.
He had also served as Chairman of Aninri local government council.
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