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Ekwueme: Osinbajo pays condolence visit to the deceased’s family

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has paid a condolence visit to the Abuja residence of the late ex-Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

The VP visited Ekwueme’s home meeting with the wife of the late elder statesman, Beatrice, and children – Mr. Obi Ekwueme, Mrs. Chidi Onyemelukwe and Mr. Ogo Ekwueme.

In company of VP Osinbajo were the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

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Osinbajo, who arrived the house in the late hours of Thursday morning.

Speaking to newsmen after the visit, Osinbajo said late Ekwueme “stood out as someone who was detribalized and understood that we are greater together than apart.”

He recounted the late Ekwueme’s role as the leader of the G-34 that challenged the military regime of the late General Sani Abacha.


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