The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has revealed the real age of Nwamini David Ukpo, the man at the centre of the alleged transplant saga involving former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice.

The Comptroller General of NIS, Isa Jere, said Ukpo is actually 21 years and not 15 as reported in many media reports.

He made this known while speaking to newsmen on Sunday, The Nation reports.

Recall Ekweremadu and his wife were arrested by The Metropolitan Police at the Heathrow Airport, London for alleged human trafficking and organ harvesting.

They were arraigned on Thursday before Uxbridge Magistrates Court, but were denied bail and remanded in custody till July 7.

Alleged organ harvesting: NIS reveals real age of Ekweremadu’s kidney donor