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- Ekwueme |Dr. Alex Ifeanyuchukwu | b.1932 |politician
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Ekwueme was a graduate of the University of Washington (1955-57) who became the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, serving in this role throughout the early 1980s. He is considered one of Nigeria's leading statesmen.
He accepted the Freedom of the City of Glasgow on behalf of Mandela on 4th August 1981.
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Filling, B. 2014. 'The Glasgow Mandela Story'. 2nd ed. Scotland, United Kingdom: University of West of Scotland Print Services.
Columns: The University of Washington Alumni Magazine. 1999. Alex Ekwueme. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns/june99/ekwueme.html. [Accessed 13 October 2016].