Former Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have sued the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), and two commercial banks in a Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Ekweremadu filed the suit before Justice Inyang Ekwo amid allegations of organ harvesting against them by the United Kingdom authorities, involving one David Nwamini.
Crua Africa had reported that the London Metropolitan Police arrested Senator Ekweremadu and his wife over allegations of conspiring to bring a child to the UK for organ harvesting.
They later appeared before a UK court which ordered that they should be remanded in custody till July 7 while investigations continue into the allegations against them.
The Met police said Nwamini was 15, while the NIS stressed that it issue an international passport indicating his age as 21 after following due process.