Mrs Ifeoma Kalu and wife of former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Kalu, has died at 61.
Her husband announced her demise in a post on his official social media page, signed by him.
The former governor and Chief Whip of the Senate said Ifeoma was a woman of virtue who was committed to the service of God and humanity.
“With a heavy heart and pain, we announce the passing on to the eternal glory of Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu aged 61.
“She was a woman of virtue who was committed to the service of God and humanity.
“A memorial service in her honour is scheduled to hold in the United States of America,” Kalu wrote.
He urged the public to remember Mrs Ifeoma and her loved ones in prayers during this difficult period.