Beaten In Germany, Accused Of Forgery, Times Ekweremadu Made Headlines For Bad R 

Beaten In Germany, Accused Of Forgery, Times Ekweremadu Made Headlines For Bad R

Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, has headlined a number of media platforms following his arrest in reference to organ harvesting within the United Kingdom.

Recent developments could be suggesting that the Enugu born politician will not be accomplished incomes himself what many would nearly readily think about a detrimental press.

Daily Trust highlights a few of the controversies he has been concerned in over time

Arrested for Organ Harvesting

Today, Ekweremadu alongside his spouse, Beatrice, have been arrested in London.

According to the Metropolitan Police, they have been arrested and charged with bringing a toddler to the UK for organ harvesting.

The little one, whose id was not disclosed, is reportedly with the Metropolitan Police, whereas the Nigerian lawmaker and his spouse are presently in custody. They have been denied bail when introduced earlier than Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court and the case adjourned to July 7.

Beaten in Germany

In 2019, Ekweremadu was bodily attacked by a mob whereas attending a cultural occasion in Germany.

Ekweremadu, who confirmed the assault in an announcement, mentioned the attackers have been members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a South-East secessionist group.

A video of the assault was extensively circulated on social media. In the video, a mob attacked Ekweremadu as he tried to enter the venue of the occasion in Nuremberg, Germany.

In the one-minute video, the mob chanted ‘go back’ whereas attempting to disclaim Mr Ekweremadu entry.

Accused of Forgery

In 2016 when he was the Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu was tried earlier than an FCT excessive court docket for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Rules 2015.

He pleaded not responsible to the 2 counts of felony conspiracy and forgery when the costs have been learn to him earlier than Justice Yusuf Haliru.

Alleged N7.75bn Fraud

In 2015, an investigation by PREMIUM TIMES revealed how Nigerian federal lawmakers, led by Ekweremadu, allegedly withdrew N7.75 billion of public funds in 4 years to purportedly evaluate sections of the 1999 Constitution.

In the investigation lasting months, the newspaper discovered that between 2011 and 2015, the then 53-member House of Representatives Ad-hoc Constitution Review Committee and its 49-member counterpart within the Senate within the seventh National Assembly withdrew N3,250,000,000.00 and N4,500,000,000.00 respectively to purportedly execute the fourth alteration of the Constitution.


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