Patience Jonathan Retains $8,435,788.84, N7.35bn, Says Court

Patience Jonathan, wife of former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, has defeated the Economic and Financial Crimes’ effort to seize the $8,435,788.84 and over N7.35bn found in 15 banks.

A Federal High Court, in Lagos, presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun declined to grant the EFCC’s application for a forfeiture order. She said evidences before her showed the case is also currently before two other courts. Granting the application would amount abuse of court processes, adds the judge.

 

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