Supreme Court affirms interim forfeiture of another N2.4bn linked to Patience Jonathan

Supreme Court affirms interim forfeiture of another N2.4bn linked to Patience Jonathan

Supreme Court affirms interim forfeiture of another N2.4bn linked to Patience Jonathan

The Supreme Court has affirmed another order of interim forfeiture made by the Lagos Division of the Federal Excessive Court in respect of the sum of N2.4bn allegedly traced to the spouse of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

Punch reviews that the apex courtroom had, barely per week in the past, affirmed an interim forfeiture of the sum of $8.4m belonging to the ex-First Woman and directed her to return to the Federal Excessive Court in Lagos to present trigger why the fund shouldn’t be completely forfeited to the Federal Authorities.

On Friday, in a separate attraction, a five-man Bench of the apex courtroom unanimously handed down an analogous verdict on another sum of N2,421,953,522 within the checking account of Lawari Furnishings & Bathtub Restricted, a agency which the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee had linked to Mrs. Jonathan.

Lawari Furnishings & Bathtub Restricted had, by means of its attorneys, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), filed the attraction to problem the January 12, 2018 judgment of the Lagos Division of the Court of Enchantment, which had affirmed the interim forfeiture order of the Federal Excessive Court in Abuja in respect of the N2.4bn.

http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2019/3/supreme-court-affirms-interim-forfeiture-of-another-n24bn-linked-to-patience-jonathan.html

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