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Court rejects EFCC’s bid to seize money linked to Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has lost its bid to seize the funds in 15 bank accounts linked to Patience Jonathan, former first lady.

The EFCC had filed an ex parte application seeking to seize the funds — totalling $8.4 million and over N7.35 billion — but the federal high court in Lagos rejected the commission’s bid to seize the funds

The presiding judge Mojisola Olatoregun,  held that the bank accounts in question were already involved in a litigation process before two other courts.

Details to come…

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