Nov 2nd, 2017 – Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Not Dead..He Is Recovering From Chest Infection – Doctors
The family of former 2nd republic VP Alex Ekwueme said his condition is now stable.
Here is what Prof Laz Ekwueme said on behalf of the ailing politician:
“It will be recalled that the former Vice-President had a quiet celebration of his 85th birthday on the 21st of October 2017 in the company of his family members and he remained in high spirits up till his recent health challenges.
“His doctors confirm that he is stable, but he will remain under close medical attention in the meantime.
“The family would like to express its profound gratitude to all Nigerians who have shown concern over this development and requests their sustained support and prayers as he continues to make a full recovery.”
Ekwueme who went into coma at his country home in Enugu over the weekend was rushed to the hospital in the Coal city.
He was admitted at the Neurosurgery section of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Memphys Hospital before being transferred abroad ostensibly on an air ambulance.