A former House of Representative member, Hon Independence Ogunewe is dead. He was found dead at home after several attempts to reach him via the phone failed. His corpse has been deposited at the National Hospital mortuary, Abuja. The cause of his death remains unknown.
Honourable Ogunewe was a two-time member of the 6th Assembly, representing Ahiazu Ezinhitte Federal constituency, Imo state.