PROMINENT Nigerians have extolled the late Alex Ekwueme, former vice president of Nigeria whose remains was flown into the country on Monday from London.
Peter Obi, the former Gov. of Anambra State, described former vice president as a good Nigerian, who showed us example through his commitment to nation-building.
Obi, who accompanied his mortal remains from United Kingdom yesterday spoke during the brief ceremonies at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.
Describing Ekwueme as a father, Obi said that “the best way to preserve his memories is through good governance along his lofty dreams of peace and development anchored on justice and equity, which he pursued with adamantine consistency.”
Similarly, Prof. ABC Nwosu, the former minister of health, said that Ekwueme, until his last breath, remained a thoroughbred professional, focused politician, committed patriot and worthy statesman. He prayed to God to grant him eternal rest.
Also, Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, described Ekwueme as a true father and a patriot.
Corroborating, Senator Theodore Orji, former governor of Abia State, described the late vice president as one politician that had the interest of the country at heart and remained focused and consistent on that.
– Jan. 30, 2018 @ 17:08 GMT /