Oguta-born maverick Second Republic politician, Senator Francis Arthur Nzeribe, is dead. He was aged 83.
According to a reliable source close to the family on Sunday afternoon, the politician died of an undisclosed ailment at a foreign hospital.
The former lawmaker died of an undisclosed ailment at a foreign hospital.
“He died this morning in a hospital abroad. The family will soon release a statement,” the family source disclosed.
Nzeribe was elected a Senator to represent Orlu in 1999.
In November 2002, a former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, suspended Nzeribe indefinitely over an allegation of N22 million fraud.
At 22, Nzeribe hit a mega fortune, becoming a major player in the nation’s financial sector.
Providence smiled on him and he became so powerful and influential in Nigeria’s political landscape