Picture of Yakubu Gowon

Gen. Yakubu Gowon slumps at Ejoor’s burial

Gen. David Ejoor, the former military administrator of the defunct Midwest Region and one-time former Chief of Army Staff was laid to rest yesterday in his hometown, Ovwor-Olomu, in Ughelli South Council in Delta State.

Picture of dignitaries at Ejoor's burial

During the interment procession, a former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, suddenly slumped by Ejoor’s graveside and was immediately resuscitated at the emergency ambulance stationed at the funeral.

Gowon later gave a speech eulogizing the late former Chief of Staff.

The occasion was graced by the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, the Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Tukur Buratai among others.

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