Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has visited the residence of the deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu over the assassination attempt on his life.

Ekweremadu’s home was attacked early Wednesday morning by suspected assassins. In a statement on his social media page, Ekweremadu wrote;


It was an honour for me and my wife to receive His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR and my friends, who came to strengthen us over the recent attack on our household. My appreciation and respect, sir.

Meanwhile, I have received so much love and solidarity from Nigeria and all parts of the world since the event of the early hours of Tuesday. Let me, therefore, seize this opportunity to convey my profound appreciation you – friends, my colleagues, associates, dear countrymen and women – for the outpour of solidarity and prayers. I am humbled and overwhelmed by your kindness.