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General News of Sunday, 7 May 2023


'Ekweremadu has more than 40 houses across globe, receives £400,000' - UK Judge

Justice Johnson and Ike Ekweremadu play videoJustice Johnson and Ike Ekweremadu

Following the judgement on Ike Ekweremadu, the former senator representing Enugu West in the 9th national assembly, the UK Judge, Justice Johnson has revealed some evidence.

Justice Johnson of the Old Bailey, in his ruling on Friday, May 5, he said that the senator has over 40 houses across the world and has received over £400,000 into his bank account every 6 months.

Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, Beatrice and their doctor, were sentenced to 24 years in prison after being convicted of organ trafficking under the United Kingdom's Modern Slavery Act.

Delivering his judgment, Johnson said:

"You Ike Ekweremadu, are a senator in Nigeria's national assembly. You have hold high political office. You have many staff, including domestic staff, maids, Sheff, and drivers. You have multiple properties around the globe. There is evidence that these many houses are more than 40, Over £400,000 went into your bank accounts every 6 months."

Sharing the video of the sentencing on social media, The Democracy Watchman captioned:

"Ike Ekweremadu has over 40 houses around the world. In his primary bank account, he received over £400,000 in 6 months. That's over N360 million. How does a Senator own 40 houses around the world and makes over £400,000 in 6 months?"

See the video here: