Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu has been invited for questioning over allegations of conspiracy, abuse of office and money laundering, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The anti-graft commission extended the invitation in a letter dated Tuesday, July 24, and signed by its director of operations, Mohammed Abba.
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In the statement which was sent to Legit.ng, the EFCC disclosed that it asked the lawmaker to appear for ‘clarification’ as his name had featured prominently in an investigation concerning the outlined charges.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Senate shut down on Tuesday morning, July 24, following the siege on the homes of its principal officers, Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu.
The homes of both men were barricaded by security operatives from the Nigerian Police Force, the Department of State Security in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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