Sunday, 19 November 2017

Former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme dies

A former vice president of nigeria, dr alex ifeanyichukwu ekwueme, has handed on at a london medical institution in which he become receiving treatment.
A announcement issued monday with the aid of the ekwueme own family and signed by way of his brother and the conventional ruler of oko network in anambra state, igwe laz ekwueme, said the former vice president died at approximately 10:00pm in a london sanatorium on sunday, november 19.
The assertion examine:
There were some controversy surrounding the treatment of the former vice president following a press statement from the nigerian presidency that president muhammadu buhari had directed that dr ekwueme be flown abroad for treatment. Many observers derided the announcement as an try to politicise the suffering of the statesman and appeal to the sympathies of the south-east.
There were subsequently allegations that the authorities played no position in footing the scientific payments of the previous vice president and that his entitlements as a former vice president had no longer been paid his president buhari assumed workplace. To counter the allegations, the presidency released images of newly appointed secretary-wellknown of the federation (sgf), mr boss mustapha paying a visit to ekwueme at the london sanatorium however now not an awful lot become said thereafter approximately paying for the remedy.
ekwueme changed into flown overseas sunday, november 12 in an air ambulance after being hospitalised at memfys hospital of neurosurgery, enugu, for what the own family attributed to a chest infection.
Nowadays suggested, that he collapsed at his enugu house and relapsed into coma earlier than being rushed to the hospital wherein he became to begin with put on life help. Doctors have been stated to have recommended that he must no longer be moved abroad until his condition stabilised.

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