Controversial politician and businessman, Senator Arthur Nzeribe, is dead.
Nzeribe, 83 years old at the time of his death was a chieftain of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator, who represented Imo West district in the National Assembly died on Sunday.
According to family sources, Nzeribe died in his country home in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State after a protracted sickness that left him bedridden for a long time.
Nzeribe, born on November 2, 1938, was a lawmaker who represented Orlu Senatorial constituency between October 1983 and December 1983.
More than a decade later, he returned to the Senate and represented the people of Imo West district between May 1999 and May 2007 on the PDP platform.