Popular Nigerian Journalist, Oseni Rufai has given some insight into the organ harvesting case facing Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice.
Naija News reports that Ekweremadu and his wife were arrested in London by the Specialist Crime Team of the UK Metropolitan Police.
In a statement on Thursday, the Metropolitan Police confirmed that the pair conspired to facilitate the travel of a child to the county in order to harvest the minor’s organ.
The police added that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offenses under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
Speaking on the matter, Rufai via his Twitter handle claimed that Ike Ekweremadu’s daughter is sick and needed a kidney.
He added that the boy was homeless and was promised a better life.
He wrote: “Ekweremadu’s daughter needed a kidney, so he brought in a 15 year old homeless boy with illegally obtained passport stating the boy was 21,The boy was promised a better life.”