Ike Ekweremadu is a Nigerian politician and lawyer. He served in the Senate of Nigeria since May 2003 and is a member of the People’s Democratic Party. He was the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate for three consecutive senates. Here’s his Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net worth, Education, State of origin, Political career, etc.
Who is Ike Ekweremadu?
Ekweremadu is a Nigerian politician and lawyer. He was born at Amachara Mpu in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State. In September 2009, he was appointed to lead the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) ad hoc committee to work for the return of constitutional order in the Niger Republic.
Full name: Ike Ekweremadu
Date of birth: 12 May 1962
Place of birth: Aninri
State of origin: Enugu State
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Nwanneka Ekweremadu
Education: University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Children: Sylvia Ekweremadu
Political party: Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)
Previous office: Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate (2007–2019)
Awards: CFR, Knight of the Good Shepherd, Ikeoha Ndigbo
He was appointed as the Executive Chairman of Aninri Local Government Council on the platform of the United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP) in 1997 and won the Best Council Chairman of the year, in 1997. He was elected First Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament and emerged as the Speaker of the regional parliament in August 2011.
On 23 June 2022, Ekweremadu was charged alongside his wife in UK Magistrate’s Court with conspiring to arrange the travel of a 15-year-old boy from Lagos into the UK in order to harvest organs.
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