The Chairman of South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi has described the death of former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme as the end of an era.
In a statement the Governor expressed shock over the death of Dr Ekwueme, describing it as a great loss to Ndigbo in particular and Nigeria in general.
He commiserated with the Government of Anambra State and entire Ekwueme family of Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area for the loss and prayed to God to grant him eternal rest.
The Governor said that the South East zone through the Governors would soon draw programme on how to pay last respect to the late political icon.
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