Onyemelukwe is aspiring to contest the election on the platform of the PDP.
Browsing: Dr. Alex Ekwueme
This commendation is contained in a statement issued on Sunday at Enugu jointly signed by ZBM’s Chairman and Secretary, Chief Stanley Ohajiruka and Godwin Onwusi, respectively.
Shortly before he died, Ekwueme was flown to the United Kingdom for treatment after he went into coma in Nigeria
Tinubu said this on Friday when he spoke with newsmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on his was to Awka, the Anambra State capital, for the burial of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme
His sudden death has robbed Nigeria of one of its great leaders, one of its great thinkers, one of its great achievers, and one of its committed democrats
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the corpse, which was flown in a Nigerian Air Force flight NAF918, was received by the South East governors
Ngige, a member of the national burial committee, stated this on Sunday after visiting Ekwueme’s home to in Oko, Anambra State to inspect preparations for the burial
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja
Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, urged the committee to ensure that the late Ekwueme gets a befitting state burial.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the late Ekwueme had been the Board of Trustees Chairman of the St. Paul University since its inception in 2009 and chancellor of EBSU until his death.
The polytechnic’s spokesman, Obini Onuchukwu, made the institution’s position known in statement in Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday.
The head of the family and traditional ruler of Oko, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, said this in a statement issued in Awka on Wednesday.
This was sequel to a motion on: “The Passing on of Former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (1932-2017),” sponsored by Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at plenary.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the condolence register was opened on Tuesday after the arrival of the deceased’s wife, Ifeoma, from Abuja
Obasanjo said this in a statement signed by his Media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited the residence of the former founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party, reports that the atmosphere was solemn and the mourners wearing sad faces.
Ekwueme, according to a statement signed by Igwe Laz Ekwueme, a musicologist, died at about 10pm on Sunday in a London clinic.
In its statement by its Publicity Secretary in the state, Chief Don Ubani, in Umuahia on Monday, the PDP recalled the contributions of the late statesman in the emergence and growth of democratic governance in Nigeria.
Ekwueme, who was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria in office from 1979 to 1983, died in a London Hospital at the age of 85 during a brief illness
In a statement on Monday in Sokoto, Shagari said Ekwueme’s death was a huge loss to the entire nation.