EFCC To Freeze Patience Jonathan’s Assets

Immediate Past First Lady, Patience Dame Jonathan
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has
finalized plans to freeze the assets and properties belonging to former first lady, Patience

The EFCC commenced investigations into Mrs. Jonathan’s
activities when she claimed ownership of $31.4m found in five Skye Bank
Her personal account domiciled in Skye Bank Plc with a
balance of $5m was also frozen by the EFCC.
According to Daily Post, the anti-graft agency has mandated
some of its operatives to identify the properties belonging to the former first
A source in the EFCC also said “It would not be correct to
conclude that the commission has halted the investigation into the activities
of the former First Lady.
“The investigation is progressing and it is being handled by
the office of the chairman of the commission.
“A team of operatives have been assembled to identify all
her properties in the country with a focus on Abuja, Port Harcourt and Yenagoa.
“The responsibility of the team is to mark all such
properties in preparation for a possible court action.”

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 over 100 women stormed the premises of the
Federal High Court in Lagos to protest the freezing of Patience Jonathan’s
account by the EFCC.


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