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Ekweremadu Asks Court To Dismiss Application Seeking To Declare Seat Vacant

 

Former Deputy President Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has urged a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu State to dismiss the application seeking to declare his Senate Seat vacant.

Senator Ekweremadu who hails from Mpu community in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State is representing Enugu West senatorial district at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly.

However Ekweremadu and his wife are standing trial in the United Kingdom (UK) over alleged conspiracy to harvest organ, following their arrests by Specialist Crime Team of the Metropolitan Police in London in June 2022.

In the case, which camep up Wednesday, for argument, Ekweremadu’s counsels urged the court to consider the fact that Ekweremadu’s detention by the UK Government was totally against his wish, desire and control.

 

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