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Ekweremadu Is A Perfect Gentleman - Saraki


The Senate president, Bukola Saraki has described his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, as a perfect gentleman that any politician should look forward working with and a type leader that Nigerians should give the opportunity to serve the country.

Saraki made this disclosure at the civic reception in Mpu, in Aninri local government area of Enugu state, Enguthe country home of his deputy, after a special thanksgiving service where Ekweremadu rededicated himself to the service of fatherland.
He said: “For we politicians, it is always better for us to get close to know somebody because in our meets in the 7th Senate, me and him were far apart, but in this current Senate, I am the first person to tell a few people that Senator Ekweremadu is a perfect gentleman. You are a perfect gentleman and I repeat that many times and you are a good example for we politicians.
“He is the type of Nigerian that we will want to continue to serve because he only sees things for the good of Nigeria. I am grateful enough to be working with you and I will continue to assure you that we will continue to work closely for the interest of this great country.”
Ekweremadu, has decribed his journey back to the 8th Senate and his re-emergence as the deputy Senate president as an act of God.
He specially thanked God for sparing his life during an attempt on his life stating that he remained unshaken and unperturbed.
The deputy Senate president said: “About two years ago, nobody would have believed that we will be here talking about Ike Ekweremadu being a Senator again, let alone being the Deputy President of the Senate. But, by the grace of God, I am today not only the Senator representing Enugu West, but also the Deputy President of the Senate.
“We went through very tumultuous primaries that almost divided our state along the line, but we thank God that today Enugu is united and peaceful.
After the elections, PDP lost control of the National Assembly and many people thought we were finished, but we went into political engineering and I want to thank my colleagues for that long night.
“We decided that when we got the chamber in the morning, we were going to perform wonders and when the time came for the inauguration of the Senate, I was re-elected Deputy President of the Senate. It was the will of God.
“In November, there was an attempt on my life, but God saved me. I am not scared and I want to reassure the people of Nigeria that we will continue to serve; we want to continue to deliver services without fear or favour.”