FG Renames Federal University After Late Former VP Alex Ekwueme

The Nigerian Government has announced the renaming of a Federal Unniversity in honor of the demise of a former Nigerian Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

The recent development was communicated by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday.

The VP who made the announcement during the funeral service of the late elder statesman also held that the late former Vice President was a rare gem who always upheld the principles of personal sacrifice and service to humanity.

He said: “We celebrate Alex Ekwueme because he practiced the eternal principles that set men and women apart from their peers, whether they are poor or rich, famous or unknown; the principles of personal sacrifice for others, service to those who cannot offer a reward, the courage of one’s convictions, bravery in the face of terror”.