The Nigeria Police, however, said preliminary investigation on what happened at Ekweremadu’s Apo residence was a case of burglary attempt by two men.
In a statement signed by DCP Jimoh Moshood, at the Force Headquarters, yesterday, the police said one “Mohammed Yusuf, of no fixed address, but a native of Kaura Namoda, in Zamfara State, has been arrested and is in police custody. One Ali, at large, is wanted by the police.”
The police also said Yusuf broke into Ekweremadu’s residence, was arrested at the scene and they have commenced investigation, after “he volunteered confessional statement, after he admitted to the crime.
“Preliminary investigation did not reveal assassination attempt on Ekweremadu and his family but a case of burglary. However, investigation is still on…”