Parade-of-Honour was conducted, on Monday, at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja in honour of the Former Vice President, Late Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and other political leaders were in attendance.
DAILY POST reports that Ekwueme died on November 20, 2017 in a London clinic, United Kingdom.
The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, paid glowing tributes to the late Ekwueme Sunday night at the Service of Songs the Late Dr. Ekwueme.
Other programmes for the burial as released by the burial committee include a Service of Songs at Cathedral Church of the Good Shepherd, Independence Layout, Enugu while the South East Zone Commendation Ceremonies will hold at Okpara Square on January 31.
On February 1, the body departs for Akwa, while the Anambra State Commendation service will hold at the Ekwueme Square, Awka the same day and the final interment on February 2, 2018.
See the photos of Monday’s Parade of Honour in Abuja below: