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Senator Ike Ekweremadu appears to be having some reprieve as the Nigerian Immigration Service has confirmed that the supposed minor in the case is actually 22 years and not 15years old as he claims.
It will be recalled that Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife were arrested on charges of trafficking a minor for organ harvesting. While all details are still emerging, Isah Idris, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service has revealed that the young man in the center of the controversy, Mr Ukpo Nwamini David, is actually 22 years of age and so not a minor.
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With the emerging revelations, it is yet to be seen if the British government still has other things it is charging Ekweremadu with. Nigerians are also keen to know what the fate of the young man who levelled this accusation on the Senator will be.
We shall provide updates as they emerge.