Siege on residence: Ekweremadu opens up, says he fears for Nigeria’s democracy (Vanguard)

Siege on residence: Ekweremadu opens up, says he fears for Nigeria’s democracy (Vanguard)

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday opened up on the siege to his Abuja residence by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and security agencies,  Tuesday, saying  he was seriously afraid of the nation’s democracy. Senator Ekweremadu described the action of the security personnel as sad, a dangerous development, unfortunate and uncalled for and warned that Nigeria’s democracy was seriously on the decline, just as he said that the whole world expects Nigeria to lead in democracy in Africa, adding that as a country, there was an urgent need to make progress and show the world that Nigerians are indeed leaders in every aspect of life. Ekweremadu was however full of praise for senators, members of the House of Representatives, the press, civil society organisations and  Nigerians for rising in defence of democracy. Read more

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