The last definitely has not been heard on the allegation of organ harvesting levelled against former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and the wife, Beatrice.
This is because the young man who was said to be the victim, David Nwamini Ukpo, has taken to his Facebook page to explain how he met Senator Ekweremadu and was allegedly lured from Nigeria to London for the harvesting of his kidney without his consent.
Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested in London by the Metropolitan Police on Thursday and charged with the alleged crime of trying to bring a child to the UK to allegedly harvest organs, DAILY GIST reports.
It was gathered that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.
On Friday, documents emerged which showed that the alleged victim who was said to be a 15-year-old-child may actually be 21 years.
A letter written by Ekweremadu also suggested that the lawmaker disclosed to the British embassy why he was taking David Ukpo to London.
But David Ukpo in a post obtained by DAILY GIST on Saturday denied any knowledge of why he was ferreted to the United Kingdom other than the promise of a good job and better life.
David Ukpo narrated his side of the story in the Facebook post to back up his claims.
The post Titled “My journey to UK”, David Ukpo’s post reads:
“On one fateful day I met a man named okoro in a building site where I was working for my daily bread, okoro told me he like me, he want to help me achieve my dream because he saw me as a great person. He told me could you like to work in UK I just started laughing because I don’t have money for that, then I told him no am not interested and asked me why I told him I don’t have money for that.
“He just started laughing to me and told me he is going to introduce me to senator his company in UK need workers, so he could start my visa processing.
“I have no other option than to accept the offered, after two day the man came to the building site again and told me the senator wanted to see me so we could start the visa processing, then I dropped my shovel and head pan and went to bath immediately.
“Mrs okoro took me to unknown area where I haven’t been before, I was afraid maybe he is a money ritualist, I encouraged my self since I knew Mr okoro for a long time there will be no problem. Mr okoro hand me over to one young man wearing a suit, he told me everything about then I told him Mr okoro has already explain everything to me and I have accepted to work in UK.
“Next day these young man introduced me to another man immediately I saw the man I greeted him, I don’t know his name then he told me he is the owner of the company that want workers in UK and ask me if am interest to work I said yes sir immediately with happiness all over my heart.
“Their later gave me a room on that mansion and snap me a passport photographs and told their will start my visa processing immediately. the kind of food I ate there my generation haven’t ate it before. I was so happy staying in that house. After a week their told me my visa and passport are ready their told we are going to leave tomorrow, I was taken to airport from there we land in UK I was taken to a hospital in UK.
“When we landed in hospital in UK I was told I must went for a medical test to check my health status, if I’m fit for the job I accepted without any question. I thank God for doctor harry who told me everything and I told him why I’m here and he later called police for my rescued.”
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