Ekwueme flown abroad for treatment



Elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme was on Sunday morning flown abroad for continued medical treatment.

The second republic vice president was brought to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu with a National Orthopedic Hospital Enugu, SUV ambulance at about 7.26am and driven straight into the tarmac, where he was taken into a waiting air ambulance with registration number N605 JA.

The white Air Ambulance was said to have arrived the airport late Saturday evening and spent the night at the airport.

He was transferred into the aircraft in the presence of his family members who escorted him to the airport.

Vanguard’s State Correspondent in Enugu, Mr Dennis Agbo, who witnessed the event was attacked by soldiers, policemen and other airport security officials who confiscated his camera, mobile phone and other working tools.

Some of the security men who were…

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