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LAGOS: Court freezes Patience Jonathan’s N350m


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Three hundred and thirty five million naira {N350 million} allegedly traced to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife Dame Patience was yesterday frozen.
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an order temporarily freezing the money which is in an account domiciled in Stanbic IBTC, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said.
Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari granted the comission’s ex-parte application filed by its lawyer Rotimi Oyedepo.

The EFCC said the money was allegedly transferred to a company’s account when Mrs Jonathan served as a permanent secretary in Bayelsa State between 2012 and 2013.

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