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Egyptian Embassy No Nigerian involved in illegal organ harvest

    The Embassy of Egypt in Nigeria says its government has submitted a list of Egyptian certified medical centres and hospitals licensed to perform kidney transplant operations to relevant authorities in Nigeria.

It also explained that all the hospitals involved in organ trafficking in Egypt have been shut down and their medical personnel prosecuted.

The mission also clarified that no Nigerian was involved in the crime, adding that no complaint was filed against any Nigerian national over the incident.

The Head of the Press and Information Office, Egyptian Embassy, Ahmed Maher, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

He added that they have issued a list of the hospitals that were involved in the crime to the Nigerian government noting that all the people involved have been arrested and were being prosecuted.

 

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