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Published On: Thu, Jul 4th, 2013

Family Pleads with Senators to Help Pass Ewherido’s Bill into Law

The twenty Senators who paid condolence visit to Late Senator Pius Ewherido's home


LAGOS JULY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY) Family members of late Senator Pius Akpor Ewherido has called on his colleagues to help pass into the law the two bills he has pending. The bills are Welding Standards Regulatory Council of Nigeria Bill 2012 and Corporate Manslaughter Bill 2013.
Speaking on behalf of the family, his elder brother, Rev. Father Ewherido, said the family will very much appreciate this as an honour to the memory of Late Senator Pius Ewherido.
Rev. Father Ewherido made this plea yesterday while receiving twenty Senators of the progressive camp to the late Senator Ewherido’s house in Abuja.

The Senators had gone to pay a condolence visit to the family of the Late Senator who died on Sunday afternoon after a sudden but brief illness.
Late Ewherido, who on May 4th, 2013 turned 50 years old, had sponsored a bill on corporate man slaughter. The bill was well received in the Senate and it has passed second reading and awaiting public hearing.
Yesterday’s visit to Ewherido’s family was led by Senator George Akume, the Minority leader of the Senate. In his own message to the family, Akume said Late Ewherido was a valued member of the Senate who was respected by all for his brilliance and progressive ideas.
On behalf of his colleagues, he assured the family that the Senators will participate fully in the burial of the departed Senator. He also called his wife to feel free to call on any member should she need their assistance.
The Senators during the visit include: Senators George Akume, Domingo Obende, ’Gbenga Ashafa, Gbenga kaka, ‘Gbenga Obadara, Chris Ngige, Olufemi Lanlehin, Akin Odunsi, Mudashiru Husain, Ganiyu Solomon, Anthony Adeniyi, Oluremi Tinubu, Ehigie Uzamere, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, Robert Boroffice, ‘Jide Omoworare, Muhammed Bindowo Jibrilla, ‘Femi Ojudu, Ibrahim Musa and Abdulkadir Jajere.
Source: Daily Post

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