Former Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice and Doctor Obinna Obeta have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in the organ harvesting charges brought against them by a UK court.


The former deputy senate president was jailed for Nine years and eight months while his wife received four years and six months sentence in prison.


The couple and medical “middleman” Dr Obeta, 50 received 10 year prison term.


The trio were found guilty in the Old Bailey in March.


The Ekweremadus’ daughter Sonia, who has a serious kidney condition, wept as she was cleared of the same charge.


At a sentencing hearing on Friday, Ekweremadu was jailed for nine years and eight months, his wife Beatrice was sentenced to four years and six months imprisonment while Obeta received a 10-year prison term.


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