Ekweremadu and wife had, in the application dated and filed on June 27 by Awomolo, sued NIMC and four others.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan made the announcement during Wednesday’s plenary.
The lawmaker in a defection letter read during plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, informed the chamber that his decision to quit the ruling party was due to marginalization and lack of internal democracy in the Kano Chapter of the APC.
The screening exercise started at about 12 noon and lasted till 4:37 p.m Wednesday.
This was contained in an originating summon filed by his lawyer, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), at the Federal High Court.
The bills were sponsored by the Deputy Senate Leader, Sen. Ajayi Boroffice (APC-Ondo) at plenary.
The president said this Tuesday in Abuja during an audience with some APC Senators on the outcome of the party primaries and its implications for the party.
Though the two separate suits were on number five and six on the day’s cause list, it could not go on as scheduled.
Others mentioned in the suit are the Comptroller General (C-G), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS); Stanbic-IBTC Bank; United Bank of Africa (UBA) and Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc as 2nd to 5th respondents respectively.
Oduah contested and won the party’s May 27 primary election for Anambra North Senatorial District seat.
Recall that the Metropolitan Police on Thursday announced the arrest of the couple and arraigned them also same day.
The UK Metropolitan Police formally charged Ekweremadu and his wife with conspiracy to facilitate the travel of another person for organ harvesting in the UK.
Also passed was the Chartered Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2022.
The Ad Hoc committee was mandated to probe the Oil Mining Lease granted to SPDC between 1959 to 1989, and 1989 to 2019 under the SPDC/NNPC Joint Venture agreement.
Longpet’s confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Electoral Matters.
The Senate raised the alarm on Tuesday during the plenary session of the Red Chamber in the Federal Capital Territory.
Kalu, who promoted the presidential bid of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said this to newsmen on Wednesday.
Balogun’s notice of defection was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and read at the start of plenary on Wednesday.
His resignation was conveyed in a letter dated 26th May, 2022.
This was just as the chamber condemned the recent attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, and mourned the killing of worshippers.