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Ike Ekweremadu’s Daughter Breaks Silence After Her Parents Were Jailed In UK For Organ Trafficking



Ike Ekweremadu's Daughter Breaks Silence After Her Parents Were Jailed In UK For Organ Trafficking

In the aftermath of former Nigerian Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife’s imprisonment for organ trafficking in the UK, the couple’s daughter, Sonia Ekweremadu, gave an interview with BBC News Pidgin. Continue Reading…

She expressed shock at the incident and noted her bias as a family member, but she also acknowledged feeling guilty about the situation.

Sonia Ekweremadu went on to explain that her own kidney had been affected by the organ harvesting, stating that it had become smaller with dots on it and that she would need to undergo dialysis for the rest of her life to survive. The only other option for her to live was to get a transplant.

Sonia Ekweremadu also revealed that her family members were not eligible to donate a kidney to her due to a history of kidney-related problems on her father’s side.

This situation highlights the devastating consequences of organ trafficking and the importance of regulating the organ donation process to prevent exploitation and harm to vulnerable individuals. It also highlights the need for increased awareness and education about organ donation and transplantation to dispel myths and misconceptions that contribute to the illegal organ trade.

It is also important to note that the illegal organ trade is a global problem that requires a concerted effort from international bodies and national governments to combat it. The victims of organ trafficking are often vulnerable individuals from low-income countries who are lured into selling their organs for promises of money or job opportunities, only to be left with permanent physical harm and emotional trauma. Continue Reading…

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