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The Federal Government of Nigeria has renamed the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) in Ebonyi State after late former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo conveyed the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari while delivering a speech at the funeral service held for the late statesman in Oko, Anambra state.
The University would know be known as Dr. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State.
According to Osinbajo, the decision to rename the school was a way of immortalizing the late architect who has been describes by many as humility personified.