Ailing Second Republic Vice-President Alex Ekwueme is stable, his family said last night.
A statement by the family signed by the Igwe of Oko, Prof. Laz Ekwueme, said Dr Ekwueme “was on Sunday 29th October 2017 admitted into hospital for a chest infection
The family would like to express its profound gratitude to all Nigerians who have shown concern over this development and requests their sustained support and prayers as he continues to make a full recovery. His doctors confirm that he is stable, but he will remain under close medical attention in the meantime.
Ekwueme took ill at the weekend at his home in Enugu. He was taken to the hospital in the Coal city. There was anxiety among his family members and political friends when they got the news of his situation.
The Medical Director of the hospital, Prof. Ohaegbulam, declined to speak on the ailing politician and one-time presidential aspirant. You can only get such information from the next of kin or any other relative of the patient.