|Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu EKWUEME|
His sad demise at age 85 occurred last night at about 10pm at the London Hospital he had been flown to by the FG, only last week after he fell into a coma.
The sad news was announced in a release by his younger brother, His Royal Majesty, Prof. Lazarus EKWUEME, the traditional ruler of Oko kingdom, who stated that the family regrets to announce the death of their Patriarch and former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON.
May the dear soul of the dearly departed find rest.
Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu EKWUEME, GCON was born on October 21, 1932 at Oko, in Orumba LGA of Anambra State, until his demise he was the Ide of Oko kingdom as well as the Ide of Aguata Local Government Areas, which comprises of about 44 towns. He was a distinguished architect and a lawyer. He became the Vice President of Nigeria under the NPN.