Dec 7, 2022

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Ekweremadu asks court for crucial order, gives details about how Kidney donor refused to return to Nigeria –

Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice have sued the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) over the controversy surrounding David Ukpo’s real age.

< p class= "align-left">The former Senate Deputy President and his wife were recently arrested for allegedly bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting.

They were subsequently remanded in custody until detained as of 7 July.

However, Ekweremadu had written to the UK High Commission to support a “kidney donor” visa application for his daughter Sonia.

Although UK police said the donor was 15, David Nwamini Ukpo – as the alleged donor was later identified – was listed as 21 on his international passport and bank verification number (BVN). . Portal.

In a lawsuit labeled FHC/ABJ/CS/984/2022 and filed June 27 by Adegboyega Awomolo, attorney for the senator and his wife, be For Inyang Ekwo, a federal superior court judge in Abuja, the Ekweremadus asked the court for an injunction directing the NIMC to provide them with the certified true copy (CTC) of Ukpo’s vital records, The Cable reported.

They also sought an order directing the NIS Comptroller-General to provide the applicants with the documents and application form from Ukpo for the issuance of his international passport.

The Lawsuit also seeks an order directing Stanbic IBTC Bank and UBA to provide claimants with the certified copy of the “Ukpo Bank Accounts Mandate Card and Account Opening Package”.

Awomolo, who gave 20 reasons why prayers should be answered said Ukpo had offered a se he said Ukpo had informed the applicants that he was 21 years old, after which Ekweremadu gave his Visa application for t The United Kingdom assisted with a letter to the British High Commission in Nigeria explaining the purpose of the visit.

“After conducting various medical tests, the Royal Free Hospital in London decided that David Nwamini said Ukpo was not a suitable donor because his kidney is not compatible with Sonia Ekweremadu’s,” he said.

According to Awomolo, Ukpo then became asked to return to Nigeria but instead of doing so he contacted authorities in the UK claiming he was 15 years old.

“The applicants need documents from the Respondents to help with the fair criminal He intelligence and facts in their defense to prove their innocence of the charges and to prove that David Nwamini Ukpo is not a minor and did in fact consent to medical examination in the UK,” he said.

< p class= "align-left">Ekwo has set July 1st to hear the matter.