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Ekweremadu assaulted in Germany
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu escaped lynching in Nürnberg, Germany.
Ekweremadu, who represents Enugu West in the Senate was at Nürnberg for the New Yam festival in the German city.
The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on it Radio Biafra official twitter handle on Saturday said its members carried out the attack.
IPOB also shared a video of the moment on its Facebook page, Radio Biafra.
Radio Biafra tweet read, “Senator Ike Ekweremmadu escaped being lynched by frustrated IPOB family members in Germany. He was seriously questioned and accused of conspiring with Nigeria government in proscribing and killing of hundreds of unarmed IPOB family members in Nigeria.”
In one of the videos on the Facebook page, the German Police were called to restore order to the situation.
Senator Ike Ekwere Mmadu escaped being lynched by frustrated IPOB family members in Nürnberg Germany. He was seriously questioned and accused of conspiring with Nigeria government in proscribing and killings of hundreds of unarmed IPOB family member… https://t.co/JNDSK1eSrh
— Radio Biafra (@radiobiafralive) August 17, 2019