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.
The deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu has boasted that he could remain in the Senate forever if he intends to. Ekweremadu said this on Thursday, August 30, while meeting with the Not Too Young To Run movement in Abuja.
Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has proposed that Nigeria adopt a single office term for president and governors saying it will help reduce the political tension in the country and allow focus be on governance.
The APC has denied claims by the Peoples Democratic Party that it was planning to arrest Senate president, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, just as it said both principal officers are not above the law.
Senators from the southeast have accused Senator Ali Ndume, some other APC senators and cabals, of being responsible for the travails the deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, is facing at the hands of the EFCC.