Nigeria’s former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme is dead. He died of chest infection on Sunday in a London clinic.
Ekwueme’s younger brother Prof. Laz Ekwueme in a statement said he died in London about 10pm.
The statement said, “The 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 sad event occurred at The London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.”