Finally, the upper chamber of the Nigeria’s National Assembly has decided to wade into the ordeal of Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
Senator Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, was detained alongside his wife over alleged “organ harvesting” in the United Kingdom
The Senators after a closed-door session on Wednesday, said it would send a high-powered delegation to meet with Senator Ike Ekweremadu in London, United Kingdom.
The Senate’s decision was after they met behind closed doors for two hours on Wednesday.
The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan commended defence lawyers to Senator Ekweremadu and his wife, who he said were working hard to get them out of detention.
He disclosed that he met with the British High Commissioner who briefed him on progress of the case as well as details of what transpired
Lawan added that the Senate delegation would include the members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.
“The Senate delegation will include members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs who shall travel out in two days time”, Lawan said.