Friday, 28 October 2016

Deputy Senate President visits Fani-Kayode, Abati, others in EFCC custody

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has reportedly visited detained members of the cabinet of ex-President Jonathan Goodluck.

According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, Ekweremadu, who is currently the highest elected leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), paid a courtesy visit to some of the members of the opposition party in detention.

Ekweremadu's visit on Thursday, October 27, 2016 which generated a buzz in the political circuit, was supposed to boost the morales of the detained past officials that were paying same price of leadership paid by past leaders who were detained on different occasions in the leadership quest for the country.

Ekweremadu paid a courtesy visit to individuals like Femi Fani Kayode, Director of Publicity of the Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Dr. Reuben Abati, Jonathan’s Media Adviser and Senator Bala Mohammed, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory under President Jonathan.

Few weeks back, ex-PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh replaced one of his sureties with the deputy Senate President.

The Deputy Senate President is the first of top PDP chieftain to pay a solidarity visit to the detained former appointees of Jonathan’s government who are in the detention cells of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), for allegedly participating in the misapplication of the $2.2bn arms procurement funds.

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