Benjamin Uwajumogu

Benjamin Uwajumogu Biography / Profile

Senator Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu represented Imo North Senatorial District. Born on June 30, 1965 to the family of Late Chief B.U Uwajumogu of Umuihi village, in present day IHITTE/UBOMA local Government Area of Imo.

Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu died on the 18th of December 2019. Sources said he slumped suddenly in the morning of that day in his house while having his bath. He was confirmed dead at an Apo hospital, Abuja.

Benjamin Uwajumogu Age

Benjamin Uwajumogu would have been 58 years old, if he were alive today. May his soul rest in peace.

Benjamin Uwajumogu Early Life

After his secondary education, Ben travelled abroad for further studies at Schiller International University, Paris, France and the University of New Jersey City where he obtained an Associate Degree in International Relations and a Bachelors in Political Science and Economics respectively.

Benjamin Uwajumogu Career

Ben Uwajumogu joined political activities quite early in life. He was an active member of and a major voice of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo State in 1991 where he emerged as the youngest Local Government Party Chairman in the State at that time.

Benjamin Uwajumogu contested in the 2011 Imo State House of Assembly election to represent IHITTE/UBOMA Constituency and won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Peoples (PDP).

He was thereafter elected the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly on the 7th of June 2011. 

Following the National Assembly election rerun in Imo State in July 2016, Ben Uwajumogu emerged the winner of the Imo North Senatorial seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress defeating the PDP candidate who was declared winner in the previous election, Chief Athan Achonu.

Benjamin Uwajumogu Personal Life

Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu was a Christian and was married to Mrs Elleen Benjamin Uwajumogu and they are blessed with three children.

Senator Ben's hobbies include meeting people and travelling.

Benjamin Uwajumogu Awards

Senator Ben Uwajumogu was recognised with lots of awards and traditional titles including:

  •  Industrialist of the Year 2000 Award by the Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Abia State
  • Guardian Newspaper ‘Integrity and Credibility’ Award
  • Best Speakers’ (Nigeria) Award
  • Fellow Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, the Paul Harris Fellow Award by the Rotary Club International, Enugu District.

Traditional titles include: Ogbuhuru Uzo Okigwe” (meaning one who brings development) which was conferred on him in one spirit and with one voice by the entire Okigwe zone traditional rulers.

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