Monday, 20 November 2017

Former Nigerian Vice President, Alex Ekwueme Is Deaad

Former Nigerian vice president, Alex Ekwueme is dead. An official statement from his family and traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra state, Igwe Laz Ekwueme confirmed that he died by 10:00 pm in a London clinic, Sunday.

The statement read: “Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing away of their patriarch, the former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON.

The sad event occurred at the London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.”

Ekwueme was taken to the Memfys Neurosurgery Hospital Enugu after slumping in his residence.

After he was stabilized from a coma he had suffered in the hospital, he was flown to London in an air ambulance last week.

May his soul rest in peace. 

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