Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu on Saturday got rid of his ongoing trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged forgery of the Standing Rules of the Senate, saying that his traducers would meet a brickwall as nobody would remove him from office.
Ekweremadu spoke as over 30
traditional rulers from his Enugu
West senatorial zone presented him
with the traditional ofor, a symbol of
authority, standing in unison with
him in his trial. They vowed that no matter the efforts to remove him, he
would emerge stronger from his
Ekweremadu spoke at his Ikeoha
Foundation Adult Literacy Day and
2015/2016 Scholarship and Bursary award ceremony, his pet project, at Ezeagu Council headquarters, Aguobu-Owa, where over N40 million was spent on scholarships and bursary to over 400 indigent undergraduates and 250 sewing and grinding machines presented to widows.
“I decided to handover N400,000 to each of the 20 students as
scholarships for their education for
four years. Ordinarily, it would have
been N100,000 each year but since
am not sure if I will continue as Deputy Senate President until tomorrow, we have decided to give
it out at once to ensure that nothing
happens to the education of these
“Whether they succeed in chasing
me out or not, you will continue to
go to school. But, I have to assure
you that nobody will remove me. It is not by power or by might but by the Grace of God. Our trajectory is from God. Nobody will do us anything. No matter what is happening, I can assure you that we shall survive them all,” he said.