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Ekweremadu takes a jibe at Omo-Agege, says election for DSP is a referendum on the mace theft





Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has been nominated for the position of the Deputy Senate President.
Ekweremadu’s nomination, however, came as a surprise to many.
He was nominated by Chukwuka Utazi from Enugu north nominates Ike Ekweremadu as deputy senate pre the nomination is seconded by Rose Okoh from Cross River north.
While accepting the nomination, he said I have worked with many Nigerians in this chamber to achieve what I consider to be a progress in unity. It was in this assembly that we passed the north-east development bill, and also appropriated N10 billion to support Zamfara.

The former deputy senate president says the election for DSP is a referendum on the mace theft.
In his words, On a fateful day in this chamber, something unusual happened. Some people came into the ninth assembly and brutalised our staff, taking away our mace. What we are doing today is a referendum on that day. This is an opportunity to decide on what we want ... a moment to ensure that all things that make us independent are not infringed upon.
It was alleged that Omo-Agege was behind the incident.
Ekweremadu, is now contesting against Omo-Agege for the position of the Deputy Senate President.



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