Francis Arthur Nzeribe who was a one-time Senator for the Orlu senatorial constituency in imo state has been confirmed dead.
His death was confirmed by his family in a statement signed by three of his family members. They confirmed that he died on Thursday, 5th of May, 2022. His family confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.
The statement, jointly signed by three members of his family, Ojiabu Francis Anyegbu Nzeribe, Anthony Akpati Nzeribe, and Ojiabu Oliver Nwedo Nzeribe, said the famous politician died on Thursday. In the statement, they expressed their sorrow and also claim to be proud of his accomplishments.
“While we are pained by this loss, we are proud of this African Legend who distinguished himself in various fields including sports, international business, politics and gave the Nzeribe brand worldwide acclaim,”
He had represented Orlu senatorial constituency from Oct 1983 to December 1983. He however returned to the Senate in May 1999 and stayed up till May 2007. He would be remembered by many Nigerians for his role in the 1983 General elections.
He died at the age of 83 years.
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