A former Senator, Mr Joseph Waku is dead. According to a family source, Waku died yesterday evening at National Hospital in Abuja after a brief illness.
Born on June 12, 1946, Waku was elected Senator representing Benue North-west district at National Assembly in 1999, on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
A native of Waku village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, Waku was at the Senate between 1999 and 2003.
Waku will be remembered for his strong opposition to administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.