NLNG Corporate Caring banner First bank SME Connect Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Ekwueme was the stabilising factor in Nigeria’s politics, says Ibori

By News Express on 21/11/2017

Gmail icon

Views: 1,271

•Late Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme
•Late Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

 Chief James Onanefe Ibori has described the death of Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as most shocking.  He said “though His Excellency, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, GCON, was a great leader, a national father-figure, a stabilising factor in Nigerian politics, I Chief James Onanefe Ibori can never stop asking “what if”!

In a statement signed by his Media Assistant, Tony Eluemunor, Chief Ibori said: “It is ironic that the nation that betrayed this man’s effort to rescue it from political and economic morass will, now that he is dead, begin to shed crocodile tears. Even those who betrayed the very effort to make Ekwueme President, may begin to, hypocritically of course, bewail the fact that Ekwueme or the Igboman or woman, never ruled Nigeria.   

“Ekwueme was an extraordinary polyvalent scholar who earned multiple degrees in Architecture, urban planning, sociology, history, philosophy and law from several universities. He was a gifted architect whose professional legacies dot various Nigerian cities. In politics, he was both gentlemanly and fatherly, introducing mildness even when the others had embraced roughness and irascibility.

“If only we had allowed Ekwueme to rule Nigeria, what example would he have set? Now, we will never know…and Nigeria is the ultimate loser. Ekwueme has lived a full life; he has given a radiant account of himself and we all agree he was outstanding.

“May the Almighty God grant his gentle soul eternal rest and pour His consolation upon his family.”

Source News Express

Posted 21/11/2017 11:51 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
My thoughts on Nigeria, By Osita Chidoka

Imo: OZB’s transformation to a deity, By Collins...

Kenya conducts census of citizens who are neither...

Tale of a two-faced hypocritical Governor, By Comr...

Boko Haram kills 10 in fresh attacks

Suspected herdsmen attack another Adamawa community

Guber Polls: Isoko reaffirms support for Okowa, as...

Defence Minister warns military against disloyalty

Okowa targets 50,000 direct jobs in 4 years...

Reps Speaker TAMBUWAL QUITS PDP for APC?

US-based basketballer laments extortion by Nigeria Customs

Court summons EFCC, banks, over freezing of Benue...

 

Latest News Pastor regains freedom after seven months in Boko Haram custody Kidnappers kill businessman after collecting ransom 130 soldiers face court martial in Borno Ex-Governor’s aide escapes assassination NCP, Katsina Governor trade words over ‘bribe’ for judge Bayelsa guber: Gladiators who’ll shape poll Community protests alleged land racketeering in Enugu Nigerians have fifth worst average life expectancy of 55 years: Report Ex-British intelligence officer found dead in the street South East Miyetti Allah Chairman to members: Pray for continued peace with host communities David-West’s death painful — Obi •Says he served Nigeria and humanity to the best of his ability Nigeria contributes highest number to global pneumonia child deaths

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (561,271 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (451,571 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (400,517 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (334,532 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (302,939 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (278,918 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (258,346 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (256,447 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (237,955 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (224,273 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (200,935 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (197,750 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (108) Business & Economy (4,560) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,142) Complaints & Requests (97) Enterprise & Opportunities (219) Entertainment (701) Features (844) Global Business Monitor (493) ICT Monitor (67) International (4,192) Interview (211) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (176) Maggie's Blog (481) News (53,857) Opinion (1,418) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,686) Religion (1,118) Sports (2,221) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera