MEMORIAL SERVICE AND LECTURE OF LATE.DR ALEX EKWUEME AT THE NIGERIA CONSULATE, JOHANNESBURG

MEMORIAL SERVICE AND LECTURE OF LATE.DR ALEX EKWUEME AT THE NIGERIA CONSULATE, JOHANNESBURG

You’re cordially invited to Memorial Service and Lecture of Late Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (Former Vice President of Nigeria) who died on 19th November 2017.

Date: Saturday 27th January 2018
Venue: Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 16, Rivonia Road, Illovo-Johannesburg.
Time : 3 pm Prompt.

Programme

  • Service of Songs
  • Visionary’s Tale
  • Documentary
  • Memorial Lecture

RSVP

Hon (Sir) Emeka C. Ezinteje
NUSA Secretary-General
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Ekwueme was the Ide of the Oko kingdom in Anambra State, where his younger brother Prof Lazarus Ekwueme, reigns as the traditional ruler. He was also honored by the Council of Traditional Rulers in the old Aguata as the Ide of Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State comprising forty-four towns. He died at 10.00pm on Sunday 19 November 2017 at a London clinic. He had to be flown there after his relapse to a coma which he fell into as a result of his fall in his Enugu residence.

Quick Facts about Alex Ekwueme

Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, in office from 1979 to 1983. Wikipedia
Born: 21 October 1932, Anambra State, Nigeria
Died: 19 November 2017, London, United Kingdom
Spouse: Beatrice Chigozili Ekwueme (m. 1959–2017)
Party: National Party of Nigeria
Siblings: Igwe Laz Ekwueme
Education: the University of London, King’s College, Lagos, Nigerian Law School, University of Strathclyde, University of Washington

 

Let’s honor a true elder statesman

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