The residence of the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu is currently under siege by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). 

It was gathered that the security operatives stormed the Apo Legislative Quarters, Abuja house as early as 7am on Tuesday.

Confirming the development in a telephone interview with Bounce News correspondent, Special Adviser to the Deputy Senate President on Media, Uche Anichukwu said: "I can tell you this is true.

"The house of the DSP is presently surrounded by DSS, and EFCC operatives."

The development comes as the Senate President Bukola Saraki is expected to report to the head of the Investigation Team at the Intelligence Response Team at Guzape Junction, Asokoro Extension, Abuja this morning. 

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In a letter of invitation personally signed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday, the police chief asked the nation's No 3 citizen to appear before the police over his alleged role in the April 5, 2018 Offa Bank Robbery, which claimed over 30 lives. 

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The invitation titled: 'Case of Offa Bank Robbery and Gruesome Murder of more than 31 Persons and Snatching of 21 AK47 Rifles on the 5th of April, 2018', the police boss asked the Senate President to appear by 8am on Tuesday. 

As of the time filing this report, the Senate President has left his residence at Lake Chad Crescent, Maitama but his whereabouts is unknown.

However, some senators are already in the New Senate Building as of the time of filing this report. They include: Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan; Nelson Effiong and Atai Aidoko.

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