The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Stella Oduah, on lost her son, on Friday
According to Punch, the deceased was reported to be 28 and that he died at a private hospital in Abuja in the early hours of Friday.
Oduah, who was a Minister of Aviation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, sounded distressed on the phone when contacted on Friday afternoon.
It was reported that she confirmed In a barely audible voice, saying her son died after a brief illness.
Senator Uche Ekwunife, who represents Anambra Central in the Senate, also confirmed the incident saying she had been with Oduah to console her just 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.”
Meanwhile, some well-wishers took to her twitter page, @Stellaoduah, to condole with her.