The Ohanaeze Ndigbo gave the charge in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Alex Ogbonnia.
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Arise TV reports that Ukpo has admitted to the court that he is 21 years old and had been in the UK since February but only presented himself to the police in May.
He faces a charge of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another person for exploitation under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Lawan made this known on Wednesday, while giving details into the outcome of a closed session held by the upper chamber before the start of plenary proceedings.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this after a closed-door session of the chamber on Wednesday, added that a delegation of the Chamber would on or before Friday this week visit Ekweremadu and his wife in London.
There had been speculations that the travelling document of David Ukpo, the young man that was said to have been taken to the UK by Senator Ike Ekweremadu for donating his kidney to the senator’s ailing daughter , was not issued properly by NIS.
Recall that there has been controversy over the real age of Nwanmini since the issue blew open last week Thursday.
Ike, 60, and Beatrice, 55, are accused of taking an alleged homeless boy to the UK from Nigeria to transplant his organs.
Ekweremadu said he would not participate in today’s governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State.
The President rejoices with the lawmaker, his family, friends and associates on the landmark celebration, saluting his contributions to the legislature, where he has served since 2003.
This is coming against recent attack on the former Deputy Senate President and 2023 governorship hopeful in Enugu, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by aggrreived PDP members who accused him of flaunting the zoning arrangement in Enugu State.
Ekweremadu, who once represented of Enugu West Senatorial District, spoke at a consultative session with the media.
The court in a ruling delivered on Monday by Inyang Ekwo, on an ex-parte application by the People’s Democratic Party, barred the President Muhammadu Buhari, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Senate President from tampering with the newly amended Electoral Act 2022.
Ekweremadu said this on Saturday on a radio programme in Enugu State following the position of President Buhari.
Both are currently, subjects of raging legal tussles between some states and the Federal Government.
Ekweremadu made the call on Monday in Lagos while speaking at Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch Law Week 2021 with the theme “The Nigeria of Our Dreams.”
Speaking on ‘Nigerian State and the Call for Restructuring’ at the opening of the Law Week 2021 of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ekweremadu called for the decentralisation of the police.
Ugwuanyi made the remarks while declaring open the zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, holding in Enugu, for Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi states.
In a petition forwarded to the chairman of the Bureau and and signed by the Chairman of HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, the Resource Center said it is also demanding for the prosecution of the lawmaker if found wanting.
The approval followed a motion by the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and 49 others.