Former Senator Francis Arthur Nzeribe is dead.
The late lawmaker was 83 years old.
He died on Sunday morning, a source told SaharaReporters.
According to the source, Nzeribe was declared dead at a foreign hospital following an undisclosed ailment.
“He died this morning in a hospital abroad." The family will soon release a statement, "the source said."
In 2017, the photograph of an aged and possibly sick Nzeribe, sitting languidly with medics around him, went viral on social media.
He was elected a Senator to represent Orlu first in 1999, but in November 2002, the then Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, suspended Nzeribe indefinitely over an allegation of N22 million fraud.