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Patience Jonathan appeals forfeiture order on $5.9m

Wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has approached the Court of Appeal, seeking to reverse the order of the Federal High Court freezing her Skye Bank account with a balance of $5.9m.

Following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on April 26, 2017, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had made an interim order freezing Patience’s account.

The judge ordered the EFCC to publish the freezing order in a national daily and adjourned till May 15 for any interested party to appear before her to give reasons why the money should not be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.

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