The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has joined the people of Cross River State, to mourn the former President of the Senate, Dr. Joseph Wayas.

Joseph died on Tuesday 30th November, 2021, in a London hospital, Daily Dates Nigeria reports.


SGF recalled that Late Dr. Joseph Wayas was a Second Republic President of the Senate from 1979 – 1983. He was also a member of the Constituent Assembly between 1977- 1978 as well as a member of the National Political Reform Conference from 2005 -2006.

SGF describes Dr. Wayas as an astute politician, a firm believer in federalism, who worked hard to ensure oneness and indivisibility of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.He laments that he died at a time his wise counsel would be needed at this point of the nation’s history.