Who Is Ike Ekweremadu? Biography Of Nigerian Senator Arrested In UK
Ike Ekweremadu, a 60-year-old politician, has spent the last 19 years in Nigeria's Senate. Additionally, he is associated with the People's Democratic Party.
Chief Ekweremandu was born in Enugu State's Amachara Mpu in the Aninri Local Government Area and is of Igbo descent. Furthermore, he has a law doctorate from the University of Abuja in Nigeria.
On the United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP) platform, he was appointed Executive Chairman of the Aninri Local Government Council in 1997. In the same year, he also earned the Best Council Chairman of the Year honor.
"Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, and Ike Ekweremadu, 60, are in police custody and have been charged with trying to bring a child to the UK to harvest their organs. They will appear in court later today." - The Sun UK— Dr Dípò Awójídé (@OgbeniDipo) June 23, 2022
Ike was hired in 1999 to serve as the chief of staff for the governor of Enugu State, a position he maintained until 2001. Then, he was designated Secretary to the Enugu State Government.
From 2007 to 2019, he spent three terms as the Senate's deputy president. Most recently, he was elected a visiting lecturer at the University of Lincoln.