As the alleged organ harvesting saga surrounding former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice in the UK.continues to draw reactions, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has reacted,
In a tweet on Friday, Obi expressed concern over the allegation, saying justice should be served on the case.
“My family and I are with the Ekweremadu’s over their travail,” Obi tweeted.
“We join all men of goodwill in praying for the healing of their daughter and commit them into God’s hand for justice to be done.”
It would be recalled that on Thursday, the London metropolitan police arrested and charged Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, to court for allegedly bringing a child to the UK for organ harvesting.
The London metropolitan police had said they were charged following an investigation by the police’s specialist crime team.
According to the police, the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
Ekweremadu and his wife were subsequently remanded in custody until July 7 pending further investigation.