Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu in EFCC custody

 

 

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, is at the EFCC office, Premiumtimes reports.

He was said to have arrived at the anti-graft agency’s office in Abuja between 9-10:00 a.m. Ekweremadu was invited for questioning last week Tuesday. .

The invitation became public hours after EFCC operatives laid a siege to the top lawmaker’s home at Apo Legislative Quarters, Abuja. .

Ekweremadu has faced multiple allegations of sharp practices in recent years, including claims that he forged Senate standing rules which led to the controversial election of principal officers in June 2015. .

He has also been accused of owning multiple properties abroad, some allegedly purchased using shell firms and political associates fronting for him.

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