Joseph Wayas, the ex-National Assembly leader, who represented Ogoja Senatorial District of Cross River State on the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN) is reportedly dead.
According to reports, he died at the age of 80 in a hospital in London, the United Kingdom (U.K), on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade in a statement yesterday in Calabar, the state capital, by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita announced his death.
“As a state, Cross River is in pains as we mourn the passing of our illustrious son. He was a rare gem. Dr. Wayas’s demise is indeed a monumental loss to our dear state and Nigeria.”