Ekweremadu Should Have Obtained Clearance Certificate to Travel out with Kidney Donor – THISDAYLIVE


Gboyega Akinsanmi

Former Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has stated that a former President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice should have obtained a clearance certificate from the agency before travelling to the United Kingdom with a kidney donor.

Okah-Donli, who is also the Chairperson of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (UNVTF), also revealed that most cases of organ harvesting in the country “are often treated as ritual murder by law enforcement agencies that lack the institutional capacity to handle such cases.”

She clarified yesterday during an interview on ARISE NEWS Channel, while also lamenting the rate at which body organs of Nigerians “are stolen in India and most countries in the Middle East when they go for procedures.”
The London Metropolitan Police had arrested Ekweremadu and his…

Source: Thisday Newspaper