PHOTOS: Faces at Parade of Honour for late VP Ekwueme in Abuja


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VP Yemi Osinbajo receives the remains of the Ekwueme at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja

Government officials led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received the remains of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday. Also present to receive the remains of the Architect and lawyer who was born on October 21, 1932 in Oko, Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State and died in a London hospital on November 19, 2017 were his political associates and family members. A colourful parade was held by officers of the Nigerian Police Force in honour of the late Vice President. After a brief speech, Osinbajo handed over the remains of the late former vice-president to the family, represented by his son, Mr Goodheart Ekwueme, at 12:40 p.m. The body departed for Enugu in an Air Force plane in company of his family members at 1:30 p.m. Here are faces at the parade of honour held  at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday as captured in these images by Femi Ipaye.

Police mount guard to honour to receive the remains of the late Vice President

FCT Minister received the remains of the late Vice President

Son of the deceased, Pastor Goodheart Ekwueme, younger brother of the deceased, Prof. Laz Ekwueme, and Dep. Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

From left – Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, SGF Boss Mustapha and Senate President Abubakar Saraki

From right- Agric Minister Audu Ogbeh, FCT Minister and Ogbonaya Onu, Minister of Sci. and Tech.

Laolu Akande, SSAP, Media and Publicity and Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs

Former Senator Uche Ekwunife, Senators Andy Ubah and Sam Egwu

The remains of the late Nigerian Vice President

Wife of the deceased, son of the deceased and younger brother of the deceased

Senator Barnabas Gemade and Audu Ogbeh

 

 

 

 

 

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