'Ekweremadu Has More Than 40 Houses Across Globe, Receives £400,000": UK Judge Gives Evidence

'Ekweremadu Has More Than 40 Houses Across Globe, Receives £400,000": UK Judge Gives Evidence

  • Justice Johnson of the Old Bailey in the United Kingdom has revealed that Ike Ekweremadu, a senator representing Enugu West, has over 50 houses around the globe
  • The Jury who sentenced the southeast senator to about 10 years in prison over organ trafficking also said the PDP senator received over £400,000 in 6 months
  • Recall that Ekweremadu was sentenced alongside his wife, Beatrice and their family doctor, who acted the role of a middleman in the crime

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London, United Kingdom - Justice Johnson of the Old Bailey, who sentenced Ike Ekweremadu, the senator representing Enugu West in the 9th national assembly, has made some revelations questioning the wealth of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain.

The Judge, while sentencing the Enugu-born politician in his ruling on Friday, May 5, alleged that there is evidence that the embattled senator had over 40 houses across the work and received over £400,000 into his bank account every 6 months.

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UK Judge reveals Ekweremadu has over 40 houses across the globe Photo Credit: The Democracy Watchman
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Recall that Ekweremadu was sentenced to about 10 years imprisonment on Friday by the jury after being convicted of organ trafficking under the United Kingdom's Modern Slavery Act.

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The senator was convicted and sentenced alongside his wife, Beatrice, who got 4 years imprisonment and their family, who was said to have acted as a middleman, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and was stripped of his licence.

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While delivering his judgment, Johnson said:

"You Ike Ekweremadu, are a senator in Nigeria's national assembly. You have hold high political office. You have many staff, including domestic staff, maids, Sheff, and drivers. You have multiple properties around the globe. There is evidence that these many houses are more than 40, Over £400,000 went into your bank accounts every 6 months."

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Sharing the video of the sentencing on social media, The Democracy Watchman captioned:

"Ike Ekweremadu has over 40 houses around the world. In his primary bank account, he received over £400,000 in 6 months. That's over N360 million. How does a Senator own 40 houses around the world and makes over £400,000 in 6 months?"

See the video here:

Jail terms, other facts to know about the sentencing of Ike Ekweremadu, 2 others

Legit.ng earlier reported that Ike Ekweremadu, the former deputy senate president, has been found guilty of organ trafficking and was sentenced to over 9 years in prison.

Ekweremadu was convicted alongside his wife, Beatrice, and their family doctor, Obinna Obeta, who acted as the middleman in the organ trafficking plot.

While Beatrice received 4 years and 6 months jail term, Obeta got 10 years imprisonment and was stripped of his licence as a medical doctor.

Source: Legit.ng

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