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Senator Ekweremadu In Hot Soup

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu is in big trouble as he is at the brink of losing about twenty two highly valued properties belonging to him.

Senator Ike Ekweremadu

Be that as it may, the Federal Government on Wednesday March 21st, 2018 sent an application to the Federal High Court in Abuja to temporarily seize some of his properties for allegedly failing to declare the assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau.

Sadly, some of the properties which the Federal Government urged the court to seize are at No. 11, Evans Enwerem Street, Apo Legislative Quarters, Apo, Abuja; Plot 2633 Kyami, Abuja; Housing Estate (Plot 1106 CRD, Cadastral Zone 07-07, Lugbe, Abuja; Plot 2782 Asokoro Extension, Abuja, and Houses at Citi Park Estate, Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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The properties   also include, Plot 1474 Cadastral Zone BD6, Mabushi, Abuja; Congress Court, Abuja; Flat 1, Block D25, Athletics Street, (24th Street) Games Village, Abuja;  Plot 66, 64 Crescent, Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja.

The properties said to be in London are, Flat 4 Varsity Court, Harmer Street, WIH 4NW, London; and 52 Ayleston Avenue, NW6 7AB, London.

Also, those in Dubai are, Room 1903, The Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai; The Address Boulevard, 3901, Dubai; 2 Flats of Burij Side Boulevard (the signature), Dubai; Emirate Gardens Apartment No. EGG1/1/114, Dubai; Emirate Gardens Apartment No. EGG1/115, Dubai;  Apartment No. DFB/12/B 1204, Park Towers, Dubai; Flat 3604, MAG214, Dubai; and Villa No 148, Maeen 1, The Lakes Emirates Hills, Dubai.

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Those in Florida, USA are said to be 4507 Stella Street, Bellavida state Kissime, Florida, USA; 2747 Club Cortile Circle, Kissime, Florida, USA and 2763 Club Cortile Circle, Kissime, Florida, USA.

Meanwhile, the Okoi Obono-Obla Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property said in an ex parte application filed on behalf of the Federal Government before the court that the lawmaker failed to declare of the said properties in its assets declaration forms dated June 1, 2007 and June 1, 2015.

However, Senator Ekweremadu in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu reiterated that he had declared all his assets with the Code of Conduct Bureau as required by law… “The so-called panel sought and obtained his Assets Declaration Forms but could not look at them since it is clearly out on a vendetta and smear campaign. This is clearly part of the politics of 2019. The senator has, nevertheless, briefed his lawyers and will meet the panel in court.”