Breaking News Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is dead


Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme died at about 10.00pm on Sunday 19th Nov 2017 in a London Clinic his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme said.
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 had slumped in his Enugu residence, and immediately taken to the Memfys Neurosurgery Hospital Enugu, where he relapsed and went into coma.
As soon as he was stabilised in the hospital he was flown to London in an air ambulance last week.

Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, in office from 1979 to 1983.
Born: 21 October 1932 Died 19 November 2017 (age 85) Oko Anambara State
Nationality: Nigerian
Party: National Party of Nigeria
President: Shehu Shagari
Education: University of London, King’s College, Lagos, Nigerian Law School, University of Strathclyde, University of Washington


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