Nigeria’s civil war former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Friday, slumped during the funeral rites of late Major General David Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu community, Ughelli South LGA of Delta State.
The octogenarian former leader collapsed, midway into his oration at the grave side of late Maj Gen.
Gowon was immediately rushed into a special tent for emergency resuscitation by some senior military officers.
They were joined by the state governor, Chief Ifeanyi Okowa and former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori.
It was latergathered that the former Nigerian leader is now in a stable state.