“I feels guilty” says Sonia Ekweremadu,after the conviction her parents

Sonia whose father and mother, a former Deputy Senate President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu and wife Beatrice were jailed in the United Kingdom on Friday for plotting to get her kidney replacement,said she felt guilty.

She expressed her sadness and guilt over the sentencing of her parents in an organ-harvesting plot suit in the United Kingdom on Friday in an interview with BBC.

A United Kingdom court on Friday sentenced his father Ekweremadu to a total of nine years and eight months imprisonment,

Her wife, Beatrice, was sentenced to four years and six months imprisonment for plotting to harvest a man’s kidney.

The third accomplice, a medical doctor, Dr. Obinna Obeta was jailed 10 years.

Ekweremadu, 60, and his wife Beatrice, 56, wanted a new kidney for their 25-year-old daughter, Sonia.

In an interview with BBC after the court judgement on Friday, Sonia said she felt guilty about the whole situation.

She said: “I don’t think it will ever be the same again.

“And obviously, I feel guilty because I feel like all these have happened because of me.”
On how her parents have handled their current reality, the 25-year-old who admitted that she can’t speak about what they truly feel said they are “quite calm”.

She added: “They are quite calm, surprisingly. But I can’t really speak about what they are feeling.

“This is just from an outside perspective of me seeing them.

“They are okay. They are just neutral.”