It is a truism of human existence that we are generally wiser in hindsight. One would expect Sonia Ekweremadu, 25-year-old – docked alongside her parents for conspiracy to harvest an organ, but discharged and still battling kidney disease – to have been helped to arrive where truth obviates the need to be clever by half in her BBC interview. Alas!
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has pleaded with the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London, trying the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife Beatrice, "to be magnanimous enough to temper justice with mercy".[ad]
Shortly after last Thursday’s first of its kind organ harvesting conviction of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, alongside Dr. Obinna Obeta at the Central Criminal Court, a.k.a. Old Bailey, her barrister, Anu Mohindru, KC, made efforts for her to remain on conditional bail till the provisional day of sentencing on Friday, May 5, 2023, but the Crown’s Hugh Davies, KC, who had raised the “bail” matter rose to his feet immediately to block the defence application.
Jurors at the ongoing Old Bailey trial of former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife, Beatrice; their daughter, Sonia and Dr Obinna Obeta were told last Friday that the Crown Prosecution built their case on the lies of a “consummate and cunning liar.”
After enduring the emotionally charged cross-examination of Beatrice, his wife on Tuesday, former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, provided a shoulder for her to lean on.
The ongoing “conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation” trial of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, Beatrice, their daughter, Sonia and Dr Obinna Obeta, will come to an end next week.
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu had a heated exchange with the prosecutor at his ongoing Old Bailey “conspiracy to facilitate travel with the aim of exploitation “ trial on Thursday, while being cross-examined.
The fourth defendant in the ongoing “conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation” trial of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife, Beatrice and their daughter, Sonia, had a secret arrangement to make David Nwamini come back and work in the United Kingdom (UK) after the botched kidney transplant of Sonia.
Father's Day goodwill messages sent by the children of former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu were read out in court on Thursday, at The Old Bailey, where the senator, his wife, Beatrice, daughter, Sonia and fourth defendant, Dr Obinna Obeta, are standing trial for "conspiracy to facilitate and arrange travel with the aim of exploitation" of David Nwamini.
A Royal Free Hospital dialysis expert who carried out a routine pre-surgical assessment for the kidney donor Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s daughter proposed told jurors at the Old Bailey yesterday that he had concerns about his suitability and that he didn’t seem to know the implications of what he had signed up for.
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, acknowledged cheers from supporters moments before the judge rose for lunch at Court 5 at Old Bailey in his ongoing trial for alleged organ harvesting in the United Kingdom.
Erstwhile Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, made a surprise appearance in court, yesterday, as the conspiracy to harvest organ trial kicked off inside Courtroom 2 at Old Bailey.