Former Nigerian Vice President, Alex Ekwueme is deceased, he died yesterday, 19th of November 2017, at a hospital in London, where he has been receiving treatment for his ailment.
Below is a statement from his family announcing his passing:
The 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.
HRH. PROF LAZ EKWUEME
Igwe of Oko