Former president of the Nigerian Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has disclosed he reached out to his former Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu over the assault the latter suffered in Germany in the hands of suspected members of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB.
Senator Ekweremadu was beaten by an angry mob in Nuremberg Germany after he was invited for a new yam festival.
“I spoke with my brother and friend, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu yesterday after hearing about the unfortunate incident in Germany and I thank God that he is fine and very well.” Saraki said, while reacting.
Describing the incident as unfortunate, Saraki admonished Nigerians home and abroad not to choose the thread the path of violence.
“I remember that on Thursday before departing Nigeria he visited me and I could see the enthusiasm, excitement and passion with which he looked forward to meeting Nigerians in Nuremberg at the 2nd Annual Cultural Festival, particularly after attending a very successful one earlier in USThe Nuremberg incident was highly unfortunate and Nigerians at home and in the diaspora need to avoid this kind of unnecessary distraction.