Wednesday, November 2, 2016

BREAKING: Patience Jonathan guilty as court gives verdict on her 4 companies Yesterday

The Federal High Court has pronounced a
guilty verdict on four companies used by
Patience Jonathan to launder $15.5m.

PM News reports that the verdict was read
on Wednesday, November 2 by the court.
Waripamo Dudafa who is the former personal
assistant to former president, Goodluck
Jonathan allegedly used the companies to
launder the money on behalf of the former
first lady.
The account of the former first lady was
frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission (EFCC) over alleged act of

The sentence has also been reserved until the
conclusion of the trial of the three accused
persons involved in the case.
Meanwhile, the Socio-Economic Rights and
Accountability Project (SERAP) was sued for
asking the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission to investigate and prosecute
Patience Jonathan.
The former first lady has been under the
radar of the EFCC following accusation of
financial mismanagement leading to the
freezing of some accounts connected to her
but the former first lady has said that she
made her money by saving donations she got
from friends.
SERAP had dragged the federal government
before the Federal High Court in Lagos asking
the court for leave to apply for judicial relief
and to seek “an order of mandamus directing
and or compelling the attorney-general of the
federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar
Malami (SAN), to institute and undertake
criminal proceedings against Mrs Jonathan
over the $15m unexplained wealth frozen in
four companies’ accounts.”
Patience demanded that the EFCC pay her
$200million for infringing on her rights when
it froze the $15m in her account.
Patience made the claims through her lawyer
Granville Abibo at a Federal High Court in
Lagos on Wednesday, October 26.
Patience is also praying that the court to
issue an order discharging the freezing order
and restraining the EFCC and its agent from
further placing a freezing order on the said
Tied as respondents in the suit are EFCC,
Skye Bank and Dudafa.

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