Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has lost his first wife, Mrs. Ifeoma Ada Kalu. She was 61.

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Loses Wife
Mrs. Ifeoma Ada Kalu

The Abia former governor announced this in a social media post on Monday.

No reason was however given for her death.

“With a heavy heart and pain, we announce the passing on to eternal glory of Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu aged 61 years.

“She was a woman of virtue who was committed to the service of God and humanity”, the lawmaker stated.

He further announced that a memorial service in her honour is scheduled to hold in the United States of America but no date was fixed.


He urged the people of his constituency, Abia North and Nigerians in general to remember her and loved ones in prayers at these difficult periods.

He also prayed for the peaceful repose of her soul.

Kalu married Ms. Ifeoma Ada Menakaya in December 1989, and their union was blessed with four children: Neya Uzor Kalu, Michael Uzor Kalu, Olivia Uzor Kalu, and Nicole Uzor Kalu.

The lawmaker is among those gunning for the Senate President’s seat in the 10th assembly.



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