Former Senator, Otaru Salihu Ohio dies at 63

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A former Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Otaru Salihu Ohio, is dead.

He died Sunday afternoon at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Ohize, born February 5, 1953, was elected senator on May 29, 2007 on the platform of the Action Congress.

He earned a B.Sc in Political Science from the University of Lagos (1987) and a Master of International Affairs and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (2003).

Ohize served for 15 years in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy.

He was the Chairman of Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State for two terms.

While in Senate, the deceased was a member of committees on Sports, Police Affairs, Interior Affairs, Information and Media, Housing, Commerce and Agriculture.

 

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