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 all
The following are facts about the former vice- president:
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.