Wash Pam, second republic deputy senate president dies at 73

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A former Deputy Senate President, Senator John Wash-Pam is dead. Wash-Pam died at about 1.25 pm on Thursday (today) at the National Hospital Abuja of complications arising from prostrate cancer.

He is survived by two wives and 18 children. Wash-Pam, a prominent Berom elder, hailed from Foron district of Barakin Ladi local Government Area of Plateau state

His death was confirmed by his first son, Mr. Ganan Wash-Pam and his Special Assistant, Mr. Williams Chieshe Jnr.

Wash-Pam was deputy senate president to Senator Joseph Wayas from 1979 to 1983. He was said to have died in the presence of his son and his special assistant.

“Baba died about one and half hours ago,” Chieshe told our correspondent in an interview., adding “he has been battling with prostrate cancer for a while now.

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