Alleged Organ Harvesting: Nigerian govt speaks on age of ‘victim’ in Ekweremadu’s case - Premium Times Nigeria

26/06/2022 9:21:00 PM

Alleged Organ Harvesting: Nigerian govt speaks on age of ‘victim’ in Ekweremadu’s case

Alleged Organ Harvesting: Nigerian govt speaks on age of ‘victim’ in Ekweremadu’s case

The immigration service said the documents provided by Mr Nwanini from the National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) gave his date of birth as October 12, 2000.

Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), on Sunday, confirmed the age of the alleged victim of organ harvesting, David Nwamini, as 21; contradicting the claims of prosecutors in London.former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice.currently reaching out to the family of David Okemini Ukpo.The couple, which appeared before Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court over conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child, were also denied an administrative bail pending the next sitting in July.

Isah Idris, the comptroller general of the NIS, in a Zoom briefing with journalists, said Mr Nwanini applied for his international passport which was issued after thorough checks by the passport issuing agency.He said the documents provided by Mr Nwamini from the National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) gave his date of birth as October 12, 2000.He made this known while speaking to newsmen on Sunday, The Nation reports.He added that Mr Nwanini was captured for the international passport on November 2, 2021, at the Gwagwalada office of the agency.Speaking on the issues, Ebonyi State Government in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr.The London Metropolitan Police on Thursday for allegedly trafficking Mr Nwanini with the aim of harvesting his kidney.They were arraigned on Thursday before Uxbridge Magistrates Court, but were denied bail and remanded in custody till July 7.On the same day, the Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court in London denied the couple bail.Dated 28 December 2021, the letter stated that the said boy would be donating a kidney to his daughter Sonia.

PREMIUM TIMES reported that the prosecutors said the Ekweremadus were being charged for bringing a 15-year-old boy from Nigeria to the UK with the claim that he was to be given a better life in the UK but was actually to harvest his organ.“The State Government is reaching out to the family of David Okemini Ukpo from Ebonyi State, whose information to the Metropolitan Authority of UK orchestrated the criminal charge incidented against the Distinguished Senator and his wife.The prosecutors reportedly informed the court that Mr Ekweremadu procured a passport for the boy and claimed he was 21 years old but the prosecutors discovered that he was 15 years old.Pictures of Mr Nwamini’s international passport later emerged on social media indicating his age as 21, contrary to what the prosecutors in London presented in court.The Ekweremadus are believed to have facilitated Mr Nwamini’s trip after he agreed to donate a kidney to their sick daughter.According to the statement, Ukpo’s younger brother, who he (Ukpo) was living with is above 20 years of age.However, upon arriving in the UK, the young man is believed to have told the police there that he is an underage and not 21 years old as stated in his passport.

According to Mr Idris, neither the Met Police who charged the senator to court nor the senator himself has contacted the NIS since the case went public.Some lawyers have also argued that it is illegal for anyone to be procured to donate an organ in the UK, even if the person is an adult.The trial of the Ekweremadus continues on July 7 in the UK.Chiamaka Okafor is a reporter at Premium Times in partnership with.

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