Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON.

Information reaching our desk has it that Nigeria’s ex Vice president, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is dead. He died at the age of eighty-five (85) years.

Going by the short press statement which was made available to the public by the family head, His Royal Highness Prof Laz Ekwueme, said that the family deeply regrets to announce to the general public, the peaceful passing on of their patriarch, and renowned politician.

The very sad event happened at a London hospital. He passed away at 10:00 pm yesterday, Sunday November 19, 2017.