#ForTheRecord: Ike Ekweremadu promises to retire from Senate in 2023
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said he will retire from the upper legislative chamber in 2023.
The lawmaker stated that he will no longer seek for re-election to the Red Chambers in 2023.
Ekweremadu who is representing Enugu West in the National Assembly, announced this yesterday in Enugu during his 57th birthday celebration.
The senator who is completing his fourth tenure in the National Assembly was re-elected for a fifth term during the just concluded general election.
The lawmaker said it was time to quit the legislature, adding that his remaining time in the National Assembly would afford him time to complete ongoing projects in his constituency.
He said that a new breed politician with shared visions would take over from him at the expiration of the fifth term.
Ekweremadu said that his 16 years’ sojourn in the National Assembly had been immensely beneficial to his constituents as it had been a harvest of projects.
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