Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu took ill on Tuesday during interrogation by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), it was learned on Wednesday.
Ike Ekweremadu was being questioned by the anti-graft agency over his alleged numerous assets in Nigeria, United Kingdom, United States and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Ekweremadu was specifically asked to account for how he came about over 60 assets.
But the Deputy Senate President was permitted by the EFCC to seek medical attention in the hospital When it appeared that he was getting weak.
The resumption of the investigation on Ekweremadu’s assets will now be determined by his fitness and the medical report from the hospital, it was learnt.