Home News Nigerians In London Holds Service Of Songs For Late Alex Ekwueme
Nigerians in Diaspora will be holding a Memorial and Service of Songs on the 14 January 2018 to celebrate the life of the late former Vice President of Nigeria Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON (Ide of the Oko Kingdom).
The service of songs will start at 3pmand the venue is The Father’s House International Church, Burnt Oak, London.
Dr Ekwueme was the first elected Vice President in office of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983.
Dr Ekwueme was born in Oko, Orumba North Local Government in Anambra State on October 21, 1932. And, he died at the aged of 85 years in a London Hospital on November 19, 2017.
Asked why Nigerians are holding the Service of songs, Chief Mike Ndukwe the President, Council of Igbo Communities, UK (CIC) the organizers of the event said; In recognition and appreciation of his selfless public service, the least the Community can do for the late Elder Statesman is to hold this inter-faith and inter-denominational service for now and to pray for his Soul to Rest in Peace and for God to comfort his Family. He served Nigeria and Igbo nation impeccably and superbly as Vice President’.