Federal government renames Federal University of Ebonyi to Alex Ekwueme Federal University.


The Federal Government has renamed Federal University Ndufu Alike, in Ebonyi State, to Alex Ekwueme Federal University.

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, made the announcement on Friday, during the funeral service of the late elder statesman, Dr Alex Ekwueme.

Family, friends, and well-wishers – including government officials among other dignitaries were present at the event which is ongoing in his hometown in Oko, Anambra State.

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Mrs Patience, as well as former Vice President, Namadi Sambo are among those present at the event.

Other state governors in attendance included: Willie Obiano (Anambra), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), and Akinwunmi Ambode (Lagos) among others.

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