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20 Nov 2017

Ekwueme: Nigerian community in South Africa reacts to death of ex-VP

The Nigerian community in South Africa has reacted to the passing of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme.

They said his demise is a big loss to the nation.

Ekwueme, 85, died in a London hospital on Sunday.

The President, Nigeria Union, South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo on Monday told the newsmen in Pretoria that they received the news with shock.

In a condolence message, Olubajo said, “He was upright, cerebral, courageous and loyal to the country while he was serving in various public offices.”

“His wealth of experience and contributions to the political landscape in Nigeria will be greatly missed.

“In 1995, he proposed the six geopolitical zones which Nigerians now use for decision making on national issues.

“This cannot be said of Nigerian politicians anymore”.

Olubajo said that Nigerians in South Africa commiserate with his family, friends, and associates.

“We love him, but God loves him more. Adieu father of the nation, and elder statesman per excellent and true nationalist,” he added.

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