One of the ranking lawmakers at the Imo State House of Assembly Hon Arthur Egwim is dead.
The lawmaker who hailed from the Orlu zone of the state died yesterday.
He was first elected into the state House of Assembly in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and was reelected in 2019 with the Action Alliance (AA).
The late lawmaker contested for the House of Representatives seat in the just concluded national Assembly elections under the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and lost.
Sources indicated that he fell ill recently and underwent surgery but died afterwards.
A lawyer by profession, the deceased was a vocal voice in the eighth and ninth assemblies of the state