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Ruling on $8.4m Patience Jonathan’s loot Feb.

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned, to February 12, the hearing and determination of a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes  Commission, EFCC, seeking an interim forfeiture of the sum of over eight million dollar, and nine billion naira, linked to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan and six others.

The last hearing of the ex-parte application, the judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered the EFCC to filed an affidavit showing that non of the properties is subject of litigation in any court.

EFCC lawyer, Rotimi Oyedepo, informed the court on Tuesday that monies were free of litigation.

Not convince, the presiding judge, ordered him to expatiate on current position of suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/1342/17, before further hearing on the application.

Following the court’s position, Mr. Oyedepo asked for a short adjournment, to enable him update the court on the said suit number.


Wahab Akinlade/Lagos


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