NEWSSPORTS

FG Hires Lawyers To Defend Ekweremadu

 44 Total views,  4 views today

Organ Harvesting: FG Hires Lawyers To Defend Ekweremadu
Ike Ekweremadu

The Federal Government has engaged some lawyers to defend Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, and his wife Beatrice.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this after a closed-door session of the chamber on Wednesday adding that a delegation of the Chamber would on July 1 visit the Ekweremadus in London.

They were last week arrested and arraigned at Uxbridge Magistrates Court in London over allegations of organ harvesting.

The Court had ruled that the former Deputy Senate President and his wife be remanded in custody till July 7, 2022, which is the next adjournment date.

Also Read: I Was Promised A Job In The UK And Not Organ Donation – Ekweremadu’s Donor, David Tells His Story

According to Lawan, the visit would be undertaken by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs chaired by Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa.

He disclosed that the senate would engage the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Nigerian High Commission in London on the matter.

“I had a personal engagement with our Nigerian High Commissioner to Britain, Alhaji Isola Sarafa, who has done so well to establish contact with our colleague, who has been able to get his team to be in the court at Uxbridge where Ekweremadu was taken to.

“The high Commission has also been able to provide some consular services that include the engagement of some lawyers who will defend our colleague.

“We commend them for giving attention to the issue at stake. Equally, the Nigeria Foreign Affairs Minister has been engaged here, so that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes steps to provide diplomatic support for our colleague.

“Because this issue is already in court, we have limited opportunity to discuss beyond what we have done so far. But I want to assure the family of our colleague, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Nigerians, that the Senate will continue to engage with our ministry of foreign affairs as well as our high commission in London,” the Senate President said.

⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏹️⏹️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️⏺️
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS ARTICLE?
We want to hear from you all.
Drop your comments below.
CONTACT US ON +2347014317995 OR Naijasure1@gmail.com

Naijasure

We are working hard to make sure that you get updated with News , Entertainment , Music and videos. I'm one of the Naijasure staff who is always ready to update you with different kinds of news entertainment and music. Thank you for using Naijasure.com .

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button
×

HELLO!!?

CLICK ON ONE OF OUR REPRESENTATIVE BELOW TO CHAT WITH US ON WHATSAPP OR SEND US EMAIL.

MAIL : Naijasure1@gmail.com

× Call / Chat