Unic Press UK: The Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo situated at Ndufu Alike Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has been renamed Alex Ekwueme University.
The decision of the Nigerian government to rename the university was announced Wednesday by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during the funeral rites of the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme.
The late statesman Ekwueme, born on 21 October 1932. He was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, serving from 1979 to 1983. He died on 19 November 2017.