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German Embassy Writes Ekweremadu, Says competent authorities dealing with attack incident


Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has written the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu over attack on him by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany a fortnight ago.

In the letter, the German government while expressing deep concern over what it described as ugly attack, however assured that “competent authorities” were dealing with the matter.

The German government, expressed their concern in a letter to the Senator by the Acting Ambassador, Mrs. Regine Hess, who also doubles as Chargée d’Affaires of the Embassy of Germany in Abuja. According to a statement yesterday in Abuja by Ekweremadu’s Media Aide, Uche Anichukwu, the letter read: “I learnt with great concern about the events in Nuremberg during the second Annual Igbo Cultural Festival. In the name of the German Embassy, I want to express my heartfelt regret and my sincere hope that you are in good health.

The Foreign Office is taking this incident very seriously. Right away, our Protocol got in contact with the Police in Nuremberg who is investigating the matter. Please rest assured that the matter will be dealt with by the competent authorities according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany.”

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