Live updates: Heavy Security Presence in Enugu as Pioneers Touch Base to Say Farewell to Late Previous VP Alex Ekwueme

There has been tight security nearness in Anambra since Thursday, February 1, when the remaining parts of Nigeria’s previous VP, Alex Ekwueme, handled his home-state for the last lying-in-state and consequent internment. Ekwueme who kicked the bucket in November 2017, in London where he was traveled to for treatment after he drooped in his home in Enugu state, is relied upon to be covered in Oko, Anambra state, at an occasion that will have the participation of best government functionaries, lawmakers and pioneers of thought the nation over.

We present to you an existence refresh of the considerable number of exercises prompting the last entombment of the previous VP:

12.26: He closes his sermon in the midst of applauds and appealed to God for Nigeria to be a superior nation.  “The 2019 decision is coming and individuals are as of now printing blurbs a pennant and revealing to us what they need to turn into. Does it go past what you need to turn into? Is it not a disgrace that a nation like Ghana, Kenya, or Rwanda are more noteworthy than Nigeria according to individuals?” He asks “I need you to envision the measure of cash we spend in British clinics, American healing centers, Dubai doctor’s facilities. Our restorative faculty have the capability. On the off chance that they get the help, they will do well. Convey us from the Americans, the Dubais. Our pioneers, please help us. This extraordinary man was taken abroad and he passed on. Michael was taken abroad and he kicked the bucket. Whatever is the lack in our restorative calling, enable us and Nigerians to will be glad,” he said.

12.18: The pastor cautions government officials to draw near to the general population. He says: “If what you do is go and sit in a cooled office and take part in contentions that lead no place while the general population you exited in the town are left incredible, that great?” He remembered how he made a trip to Canada as of late and found that numerous restorative specialists in that nation are Nigerians. He said the therapeutic specialist said he was worn out on requesting pay rates and griping in Nigeria and that was the reason he went out.

12pm: The pastor asks every one of those in participation to get God and bow to His power, particularly as Jesus has come and is a visa to wellbeing and life in wealth. He says with Jesus, one would have a delightful life on earth and appreciate divine association with Almighty God at last. “Anyone who does not consider the issue of the ark important is chuckling at his cataclysm,” he says.

11.58am: He portrays Noah as a simply man who was 600 years of age when the surge happened. He additionally takes note of that Noah was not an Anglican, a Catholic or Pentecostal. He said just those in the ark worked by Noah were spared from the surge that assaulted earth at that point. “As we accumulate today, it sister great that we consider how we will end. How would you like to end? Would you like to hop into the ark and be spared or start to make inquiries when it is past the point of no return?”

11.54am: The righteous man says the subject of the occasion which he called a campaign is ‘Get into the ark’ and moored on Genesis part 6 and 7. He tells those in participation that they are all at the occasion for themselves and not the late Ekwueme who has completed his work on earth and is at present wearing his crown. He lectures utilizing the story if Noah.

11.50am: The priest says Ekwueme created Oko people group to the degree that it is not any more a town yet a city. “We’ve have been told how steadfast and intellectual he was as VP of Nigeria,” the godly man said as he cites Ngige as saying the expired was never given to influences and debasement. “In the event that you need to find out about this man, check the web, check the history books,” he said.

11.48am: Former President Goodluck Jonathan, his better half, Patience and pastor Chris Ngige sit together at the congregation as the host priest lauds the late Ekwueme as affirmed by various individuals the nation over since his demise. Namadi Sambo, previous VP, is likewise in participation. – – – – – – – – 11.20am: Nigerian governors including Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Willie Obiano of Anambra and host of the function and their associates are at the congregation as the burial service proceeds.

11.12am: Event last Christian rights start. A book of scriptures perusing is taken from second Timothy after a song was taken..

10.22am: Security is extremely tight. Writers are limited from entering the congregation premises, put something aside for Channels, AIT and NTA. Law implementation officers at the setting of the occasion. Credit:

10.20am: Former Ebonyi state senator, Sam Egwu, pays his last regards to the late previous VP.

10.19am: Top chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including Senator Godswill Akpabio and Rabi’u Musa Kwakwanso are in participation. They are at the occasion nearby Senator Andy Uba.

9.50am: Senator Lady Uche Ekwunife arrives Ekwueme square for the burial service function of the late previous VP.

9.30am: Security is water tight in Oko people group where the internment will happen toward the beginning of today, February 2. Officers of the Federal Road Service Corps (FRSC), DSS, versatile police, The Nigerian armed force, and unique security offices are as of now guaranteeing peace. Cops and other security specialists at the occasion. Credit:

9.20am: Dignitaries have begun coming in and out to pay their last regard to the previous Nigerian VP. Reports say President Muhammadu Buhari or the VP Yemi Osinbajo is relied upon to elegance this event. Dignitaries demonstrating their last regard to the late Alex Ekwueme. Credit:

8.30am: Lying in state continuous right now at late Alex Ekwueme’s home Oko home in Anambra. His body was acquired yesterday after the tribute benefit held in Awka on Thursday, February 1. The coffin where the body lay is hung with the national shades of Nigeria.


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