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Late ex-VP wants to be remembered for selfless service

The late Alex Ekwueme has said he wants to be remembered for his selfless services to the public when he dies.

The late architect made this known in an exclusive interview with leading Hausa newspaper, Rariya, which was first published online by Premium Times.

"Well, I cannot and should not blow my own trumpet. My music teacher in secondary school said you have to blow your own trumpet because if you don’t, no one will blow it for you until it gets rusty. But I will like to be remembered as someone who came into public office to render service and rendered that service selflessly," he was quoted.

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Buhari to stage state burial for ex-VP

The former Vice President, who died in a London hospital on November 20, 2017, has been promised a state burial by the President Muhammadu Buhari led government.

On Friday, November 24, 2017, the Federal Government inaugurated a national burial committee headed by Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for the burial of late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme.

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