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Organ harvesting: Peter Obi reacts to Ekweremadu’s arrest

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Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has expressed support for ex-Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu amid controversy of alleged organ harvesting.

Obi prayed for the healing of Ekweremadu’s daughter.

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Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice were arrested at Heathrow airport, London and arraigned in court for allegedly plotting to harvest the kidney of a Nigerian minor.

But, the duo pleaded not guilty to the charges at the Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court.

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Magistrate Lois Sheard remanded both defendants in custody ahead of their hearing on July 7th.

However, the Nigerian lawmaker denied the allegations of organ harvesting, while sharing a letter to the UK High Commission in Nigeria, requesting a visa for the alleged minor.

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Obi via his Twitter page prayed for the family and sought God’s hand for justice in the case.

His tweet read: “My family and I are with the Ekweremadus over their travail.

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“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.”

Organ harvesting: Peter Obi reacts to Ekweremadu’s arrest

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