There are indications that the former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekweme may be flown abroad for medical treatment on Thursday.

A family source disclosed to our correspondent that the condition of the elder statesman has improved and can withstand the rigour of the flight.

President Muhammadu Buhari, last week approved the movement of Dr. Ekweme abroad for quality medicals.

The elder statesman slumped last week in his home on Independence Layout, Enugu and was rushed to a private hospital.