When news broke that police in the United Kingdom arrested Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, for conspiring to bring a child to the UK for organ harvesting, the country went into a frenzy.
Different theory was postulated. There was instant judgement on the case on social media.
However, while investigations are ongoing, here are six burning questions on the minds and lips of many all over Nigeria and across the world.
1. Who is the donor and who are his/her parents?
2. Is organ donation/transplant a crime in the UK?
3. Did the Ekweremadus obtain consent and from who?
4. How was the consent obtained and what authorities were informed?
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5. If the donor was underaged how did he/she obtain a falsified international passport?
6. What legislation does Nigeria have regarding organ donation?
More secrets about the boy Ekweremadu took to UK emerges, where he lives, what he does for a living
Meanwhile, more facts emerged over the identity of David Ukpo Nwanmini the boy who was taken to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting by the former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice.
According to an acquittance who is a businessman and laptop engineer, Oyekan Tobi, the boy is definitely not a 15-year-old boy. Tobi, who is also a postgraduate student of the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Ogba Lagos, spoke after the passport of the allegedly 15years boy surfaced online.
According to him, the boy on the passport with the name David is from Ebonyi state assists his elder brother, Linus (also known as) Mile 2 in the market with customers.
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Within the past few days, things have turned out terribly bad for Ike Ekweremadu former deputy senate president.
The recent against him affected his wife, Beatrice, as well as they were both arrested and charged to court for bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting.
The metropolitan police said the pair were charged to court following an investigation by the police’ specialist crime team. The police added that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.