According to Sun News, the House of Representatives has said it will probe the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany at the weekend, when it resumes from its recess in September.
The chairman, who House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Buba Yakub stated this in a statement, on Sunday, described the attack on Ekweremadu by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as despicable.
Yakub said the House would also be seeking for protection for political exposed persons in foreign trip, henceforth.
He urged the Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Maitama Tugger, to bring to book those behind the attack as he has promised.
“On my part,I promise to lead the House Committee on Foreign Affairs,which I currently chair,and ,indeed,other members of the House,who have since yesterday continued to call in to express their indignation against and condemnation of the act,to move a motion on the floor of the House and to call for broader investigations on the matter with a view to decisively dealing with all those involved and seeking protection for the politically-exposed persons on foreign trips and assignments in foreign jurisdictions.”
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