Imo Deputy Governor to FG: imortalise Ekwueme


Imo Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, on Friday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, to appreciate his peaceful and unifying roles in the country’s political history.

Madumere made the call in an interview with newsmen in Abuja while speaking on why it was imperative to remember the deceased second republic vice-president.

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme

He said that Ekwueme was instrumental to the stability of Nigeria’s democracy with his patriotic and sportsmanship style of politics displayed in 1999 as Nigeria returned to democratic rule.

“You are aware of the way Alex Ekwueme congratulated President Obasanjo in 1999 after having been deprived of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket.

“We all know also the pivotal role he played in the formation of G-34 which later metamorphosed into PDP but he did not back…

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