EFCC Traces Another 38 Assets To Ekweremadu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced another 38 assets illegally acquired by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.
A source at the commission told our correspondent, adding that with the new assets, the number has risen to 60.
The commission had been grilling the senator in the last two days over the illegal acquisition of 22 assets in Abuja, Dubai and United Kingdoms.
However, he was allowed to go home on Wednesday when it was discovered that his health was deteriorating due to the grilling.
The source said that he was advised to go to a hospital and that he would return for more interrogation after the doctor has certified him fit.
“We have identified 38 more assets traceable to Ekweremadu,” the source said.
He explained that Ekweremadu began to feel discomfort during the interrogation and was allowed to leave for medical attention.
Some of the properties traced to Ekweremadu are located on 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.