The Nigerian police have confirmed the assassination attempt again the deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu. This came shortly after Ekweremadu raised alarm about attempt on his life on Tuesday, November 6 in Abuja.
The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu reportedly threatened to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but was pacified by the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and the chairman, Uche Secondus.
Ike Ekweremadu has called on leaders in the southeast to support the choice of Peter Obi as the vice-presidential candidate of PDP. Ekweremadu’s call to the southeast leaders followed a complaint about Obi’s nomination.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s decision to ban the use of smartphones inside polling cubicles has been condemned by deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, who described the move as unconstitutional.
Osita Okechukwu, the director-general of Voice of Nigeria (VoN), has accused the deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu of spending the last three years criticising President Muhammadu Buhari instead of bringing dividends.
A group, Incorporated Trustees of the Civil Society Observatory for Constitutional and Legal Compliance has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the Senate from removing Senate president and his deputy from their offices.