Former Senate President, Joseph Wayas is dead

Second republic Senate President in Nigeria, Senator Joseph Wayas, has reportedly died in a London Hospital as age 83.

Wayas Born in Basang, Obudu, Cross River State on 21 May 1941 was the Senate President between 1979 and 1983. He attended the Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha then to the United Kingdom where he studied at the Higher Tottenham Technical College, London, the West Bronwich College of Commerce, Science and Technology, Birmingham and Aston University, Birmingham.

He returned to Nigeria after his studies and worked as a manager or controller from 1960-1969 for several companies in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

Until his death, he was a member of the Society of International Affairs at the Lincoln University, United States.

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