Patience Jonathan vs EFCC: Court fixes date for hearing on ex-First Lady’s demand for N200m as damages
The Federal High Court sitting in Ikeja Lagos State on Wednesday fixed October 16 to hear a suit by former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Mrs. Jonathan is challenging a “no-debit-order” placed on her account by the anti-graft agency.
Justice Aneke chukwujekwu took over the case from Justice Mohammed Idris, who was elevated to the Court of Appeal.
The case came up for mention on Wednesday, with parties’ counsel giving assurances that all amendments would have been filed and served before the hearing date.
EFCC, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank) and three companies: Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Ltd and Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Ltd are other respondents.
Mrs. Jonathan, in the suit filed in 2016, is demanding N200 million damages……..read more
Source: Daily Post