The judgment delivered by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun followed a lawsuit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
JUST IN Justice Olatoregun of a Fed High Court, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of billions of naira and millions of dollars traced to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and her cronies, to the Federal Government. #Thread
The anti-graft agency alleged that the funds were proceeds of crime.
Patience, through her lawyers, Chief Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN) and Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), opposed the application and insisted that the funds were legitimately earned.
However, Justice Olatoregun held that the EFCC proved its claim beyond reasonable doubts, hence the forfeiture order.
Details of forfeited funds:
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) July 1, 2019
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