Monday, 10 April 2017

Patience Jonathan storms Skye Bank to withdraw from unfrozen account

Former first lady, Patience Jonathan on Monday stormed the Skye Bank PLC in Maitama Abuja to withdraw from her recently unfrozen account.

A Federal High Court in Lagos had last week lifted an order of interim forfeiture placed on her account with $5.9m.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had alleged that the money was proceed of crimes.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) also reports that the former first lady was at the bank until 4.05 pm when she departed but declined to speak to hordes of reporters who sought to know why she was at the financial house.

A source revealed that while at the bank, Mrs Jonathan briefly met an executive director of the bank while one of her aides, who declined to disclose his name, told newsmen that “everything is okay.”

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