ICYMI: Ailing Ekwueme Flown Abroad

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Ailing Second Republic Vice-President Alex Ekwueme has been flown abroad for further medical attention.

Mr. Ekwueme was hospitalised at Memfys Hospital of Neurosurgery, Enugu, for chest infection on October 29.

It was learnt that Ekwueme was flown out in a chattered ambulance with registration number N605AJ through the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

The destination of the flight which took off at about 8.30am yesterday was not disclosed.

According to reports, some family members accompanied Mr. Ekwueme on the medical trip, while others came to bid him farewell.

President Muhammadu Buhari had last week approved that Mr. Ekwueme be flown abroad for treatment.

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