In this blog post, we will explore the life and career of Ike Ekweremadu, a prominent Nigerian lawyer and politician from Enugu State. Born on May 12, 1962, Ekweremadu has been serving in the Nigerian Senate since May 2003 and has held the position of Deputy Senate President for three consecutive terms (6th, 7th, and 8th). Let’s delve into his early life, education, career, personal life, and a recent controversy.
Ike Ekweremadu Early Life and Education:
Ike Ekweremadu was born in 1962 in Amachara Mpu, Enugu State, Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent. He pursued his higher education at the University of Nigeria, where he earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in law. Subsequently, he was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1987. In addition to his impressive academic qualifications, Ekweremadu holds a law doctorate from the University of Abuja in Nigeria.
Ike Ekweremadu Career:
Ekweremadu’s political journey began in 1997 when he was elected as the Executive Chairman of the Aninri Local Government Council on the platform of the United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP). He received recognition for his leadership, earning the Best Council Chairman of the Year award that same year.