Body of ex VP arrives Nigeria for burial

Alex Ekwueme's body has arrived Nigeria for burial.

Ekwueme died in a London Clinicat 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.

He was 85 years of age when he passed on.

Ekwueme served as Nigeria's first elected Vice-President from 1979 to 1983.

State burial

The Ekwuemes hail from Anambra State. The final rite of passage for Alex will be held in the Southeast State on February 2.

The federal government will grant the late politician a state funeral.

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