Dr Alex Ekwueme dies in London hospital

Elder Statesman and Nigeria’s former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, is dead.

The former Vice President who collapsed at his home earlier this month died at about 10 pm on Sunday in a London clinic, his family has said.

Igwe Laz Ekwueme, his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra state, announced the call to glory of Dr. Ekwueme.

“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 statement read.

“The sad event occurred at the London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.”

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