Second Republic Deputy Senate President, Wash Pam dies at 73

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong.
Jos – Former Deputy Senate President in the Second Republic, John Wash Pam is dead.

He died Thursday at the National Hospital, Abuja at about 1.25pm as a result of complications from prostrate cancer.

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

His Special Assistant said, “Baba has died, he has been battling with prostrate cancer for a while now.

The late Wash Pam was Deputy Senate President to senator Joseph Wayas from 1979 to 1983.

Senator Pam, who died at the age of 73 was a prominent Berom elder from Foron in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State and is survived by two wives and 18 children.

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