UK Varisty Bans Ekweremadu Over Alleged Involvement In Organ Harvesting

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The University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has banned Senator Ike Ekweremadu who it recently appointed a visiting professor of Corporate and International Linkages.

The ban followed the arrest and arraignment of Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, in London for alleged conspiracy to harvest the kidney of Ukpo Nwamini David alleged to be underage.

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The London Mail, on Friday quoted the university’s spokesperson as saying that Ekweremadu’s duties at the institution have been suspended for the time being.

It would be recalled that the university had appointed Ekweremadu as visiting professor two weeks ago.

“Visiting professors are often, as is in this case, non-resident at the university, unpaid and advisory,” the university’s spokesperson said.

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“We are deeply concerned about the nature of these allegations, but as this is an active police investigation, we cannot comment further at this stage.

“Whilst this matter is subject to investigation, this person will not be undertaking any duties as visiting professor at Lincoln.”

It would be recalled that Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested and charged to court for bringing a child to the United Kingdom UK for organ harvesting.

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This development was confirmed by the Metropolitan Police after the pair were charged to court on Thursday following an investigation by the police’ specialist crime team.

The police added that the investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.

It was gathered that all the arrangements had been tied up with the boy’s family but that things went awry when after arriving in the United Kingdom it was discovered that the boy whose age was given as 21 didn’t want to return to Nigeria as bargained.

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It was gathered that the boy on the encouragement of a relative reported to the police that he had been trafficked to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting. He gave his age as less than 21.

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