How Ekwueme died — Igwe Laz, brother


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NIGERIANS across political divides, yesterday, paid glowing tributes to the late  Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died in a London clinic, Sunday night after battling with what the family said was a chest infection.

Confirming his death in a statement, early yesterday morning, Ekwueme’s younger brother and traditional ruler of Oko community in Anambra State, HRH, Prof. Laz Ekwueme said the sad event occurred in London at about 10pm on Sunday.

He said: “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.”

The elder statesman died a month after his…

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