A letter dated December 28, 2021, signed by a former Deputy Senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu and addressed to the Visa Section of the British High Commission in Abuja has disclosed the identity of the boy that was allegedly trafficked to London for the purpose of organ harvesting.
The alleged victim is Mr Ukpo Nwamini David, who according to the letter was billed to donate a kidney to Ms Sonia Ekweremadu, Ike and Beatrice’s daughter, who is down with kidney failure and needed a kidney transplant to stay alive.
It was learnt that the process had been concluded with the boy’s consent, who is said to be 21 years.
Sundry reports said that on getting to London, an uncle of the boy advised him, after the kidney did not match with Sonia’s, to raise tha alarm in order to ground his possible request for asylum.
The boy, according to feelers, claimed in his narrative to the Met Police to be 15 years which is not up to the age of consent, which places a burden of crime on the Ekweremadus.
Consequently, the London Metropolitan Police had arrested Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice and arraigned them.
They were denied bail and would be in detention till July 7 when the matter for bail application would be heard and argued.
One Ikem Okuhu on Facebook claimed he was volunteering some facts on the Ekweremadu matter.
He said Ike Ekweremadu wasn’t involved in any organ trafficking.
According to Okuhu, “He (Ike) has a daughter who needs a kidney transplant and a willing donor was seen in Nigeria and travel preparations were made.
“Ike Ekweremadu did write to the British High Commission, explaining the situation and the donor travelled to the UK with the patient.
“The donor is a 21 year old man and not a girl as many are writing.
“He is not a minor and as it happened, the organ did not even match.”
Okuhu continued: “Not wanting to return to Nigeria, the donor went to report that he was trafficked to London for possible organ harvest, believing the same would guarantee him asylum.”
Okuhu’s “facts of the Ekweremadu matter” would appear to have somewhat tallied with the content of Ekweremadu’s letter to the British High Commission, which was written last year preparatory to the visit that has just gone awry
Read the letter written by Ekweremadu to the Visa Section of the British High Commission below: