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Uproar In The Senate As Tinubu’s Wife ‘Takes Over’ Ekweremadu’s Seat

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Seantor Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central and wife to the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed on Wednesday, November 18, raised dust in the Senate when she gracefully sat on the seat meant for deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu.

NewsWireNGR recalls that only yesterday, the convoy of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was attacked as the Enugu-born Senator escaped suspected assassination attempt. According to Uche Anichukwu, the deputy senate president’s spokesperson, said the attack occurred at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction Company’s yard, close to the Old Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters junction on his way to work.

It took the reproof of the senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party for Tinubu to relocate back to her chair to second a motion for the approval of Lagos state development policy operation loan.

The rebuke came when the Senator stood up to speak while still standing in the deputy Senate president corner.

The APC leader’s wife, however, returned back to Ekweremadu’s position, who was absent from plenary immediately after she seconded the motion.

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