Arthur Nzeribe Biography – Age, Career, Cause Of Death And Net Worth

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Arthur Nzeribe Biography – Age, Career, Cause Of Death And Net Worth

A former Nigerian senator, Arthur Nzeribe, is dead. Here is what you need to know about him.

Age

Mr Nzeribe, a popular businessman, was born November 2, 1938, in Oguta, Imo state. He died at the age of 83 years.

Career

Arthur Nzeribe was elected Senator for the Imo Orlu constituency 1999 and was reelected in 2003. In November 2002, Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim indefinitely suspended Senator Nzeribe due to an allegation of a N22 million fraud. Nzeribe was said to be planning an impeachment motion against Anyim.

In April 2006, the Orlu People’s Consultative Assembly, sponsored by the governor of Imo state Achike Udenwa, staged what it called “One million March” to drum up support for Nzeribe’s recall from the Senate.[7] In the December 2006 PDP primaries for the 2007 Senatorial candidates, he was defeated by Osita Izunaso

In August 2007 Nzeribe was appointed a member of the Board of Trustees of the PDP. He died from an undisclosed ailment on the 8th of May, 2022

Family

Arthur Nzeribe was married to Joan Edugie Osula Nzeribe and blessed with children.

Cause Of Death

Arthur Nzeribe died on the 5th of May, 2022. His family confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday 8th May, 2022.

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.

“The Nzeribe Royal Family of Umudei Royal Village of Oguta in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, in total submission to the will of God Almighty and in appreciation of a remarkably worthy life, hereby announce the death of our son, cousin, uncle, husband, father and grandfather, distinguished Senator Chief Francis Arthur Uzoma Nzeribe (Ogbuabu Oshiji, Dimanze, Oyimbaof Oguta on May 5, 2022,” the family said in the statement.

Recent photo of Arthur Nzeribe
Recent photo of Arthur Nzeribe

“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,” the statement added.

It said the family had commenced the necessary traditional consultations and would in due course release a programme for his funeral rites.

Net Worth

His net worth is not available at the moment

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