Senator Uche Chukwumerije (born November 1939) was elected a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in April 2003, representing Abia North Senatorial District.
Chukwumerije served as Minister of Information in the dying days of the military regime of Ibrahim Babangida. Chukwumerije served as Minister of Information in the interim national government of Ernest Shonekan
In the Fourth Republic Chukwumerije was elected to the Senate on the Peoples Democratic Party’s platform, but he fell out of favor with the party’s leadership when he opposed the Third Term Agenda. Chukwumerije eventually decamped to the Progressive Peoples Alliance in 2006, and was reelected to the Senate on April 28,2007.Chukwumerije was reelected on the PDP platform in the April 2011 elections.
Party: PDP State: Abia
Constituency: Abia North
Date Elected: 2003 Seat Up In: 2007
Date of Birth: Nov. 1939
Education: B.Sc in Economics
Previous Elected Office: Students Council (UCI)
Legislative Experience: Student Council (UCI)
Previous Appointments: Federal Information Minister
Awards and Honours: Political & Cultural
Legislative Interests: Social Welfare and Infrastructural Development
Target Achievement: Dignity of Senate, (2) Nigeria’s Unity (3) Political and Economic Growth
Constituency Address: Ngodo Isuochi, Umuaneochi, Abia State.
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