President Buhari Mourn Former Vice President

President Buhari Mourn Former Vice President

President Buhari Mourn Former Vice President

The president of Nigeria, President M. Buhari today sent his condolences to the family of the deceased former vice president of Nigeria. The vice President was the first Elected vice president of Nigeria.

The president made this known through  his official tweeter handle, the following picture explains it allPresident Buharis tweet Eagleswatch

The following are facts about the former vice- president:

 Name:Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON
was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, in office from 1979 to 1983. 
Born: 21 October 1932, Anambra State
Died19 November 2017
Nationality: Nigerian
PartyNational Party of Nigeria
EducationUniversity of London, King’s College, Lagos, Nigerian Law School, University of Strathclyde, University of Washington
SiblingsIgwe Laz Ekwueme

Worthy of Note is that this very vice president was once jailed by Buhari,Following the coup that ousted the Second Republic administration of Shehu Shagari in December 1983, Mr. Ekwueme was among politicians arrested by the incoming military government of Muhammadu Buhari.

Mr. Ekwueme and other politicians accused of various infringements and corruption were detained at the Kiri-kiri Prison in Lagos.

The family has not announced burial arrangement yet.


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