The South-East Governors are mourning the death of a former Vice President if Nigeria Alex Ekwume

Speaking through its Chairman, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, the govrnors described Alex Ekwueme’s death as the end of an era.

According to the forum, the death is a rude shock and a great loss to Ndigbo in particular and Nigeria as a whole.

The elder statesman died at a London clinic at about 10 p.m. yesterday

He was the Vice President of Alhaji Shehu Shagari between 1979 and 1984.