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It Belongs To Me, Patience Jonathan Claims Ownership Of Frozen Bank Accounts Worth $31.4m

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Patience Jonathan Claims Ownership Of Frozen Bank Accounts Worth $31.4m

It Belongs To Me, Patience Jonathan Claims Ownership Of Frozen Bank Accounts Worth $31.4m

Patience Jonathan Claims Ownership Of Frozen Bank Accounts Worth $31.4m – Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has filed a fundamental application against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), claiming ownership of $31.4 million involved in an alleged fraud case before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

This was disiclosed by Gboyega Oduwole, Counsel to the first defendant in charge with case number FHC/337C/16.

It will be recalled that, the EFCC had sued former presidential aide, Amajuoyi Azubike Briggs, former Skye Bank official, Damola Bolodeoku, Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited and Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited to court over the alleged $31.4 million fraud involving the companies.

Others charged include Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited; Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited, Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited and Globus Integrated Services Limited.

According to an application filed on September 6, this year, with file number FHC/L/C5/1233/16, Mrs. Jonathan asked the court to make a declaration that the fund standing to the credit of four of the companies and an account in her own name in Skye Bank, belong to her.

She also asked the court to declare that the action of the respondents in placing a No Debit/Freezing Order on the said accounts without any order of a competent court of law or prior notice to her, to be in breach of her fundamental rights as contained in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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