Tuesday, 20 September 2016

I give EFCC 14 days to Defreeze My Accounts - Patience Jonathan

Lawyer to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, Timipa Okponipere, Senior Partner of First Law Associates, has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, 14 days with effect from September 18, to defreeze her accounts and tender a public apology to her.

In an open letter to EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, urged the commission to leave Mrs. Jonathan alone, warning that if it refused to conform, “We shall file an action at the African Commission on Human Rights at the Gambia demanding N5 billion in exemplary and punitive damages.” The lawyer said: “There is no established legal or political precedent for what the EFCC is currently doing to our client.

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Source: Vanguard Online News