The federal government has inaugurated a national burial committee headed by Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), for the burial of late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme.Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of National Economic Council, NEC.
The meeting was presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Akande said Mustapha revealed this information to members at the NEC meeting.
According to the presidential aide, the committee is being chaired by Mustapha while Anambra State government and Ekwueme family will be fully involved in the burial activities.
Mr. Osinbajo together with all members of NEC signed the Ekwueme condolence register which was opened in the Presidential Villa this week.