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.

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.

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.