The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Stella Oduah, on Friday lost her son, whose name had yet to be known as at press time.
According to a popular daily, Stella Oduah confirmed the tragedy, saying her 28-year-old son died after a brief illness.
One of Oduah’s colleagues, Senator Uche Ekwunife, who represents Anambra Central in the Senate, reportedly confirmed the incident as she said that she had consoling Stella like few other senators who heard about the “unfortunate situation.”
Ekwunife said, “It is very unfortunate. It has shown that death and life belong to God and it is only Him who controls our life. It is a trying moment for her and all of us. I know how it feels as a mother. It is only God who can console her.”