ALLEGED FRAUD : PATIENCE ASKS COURT TO JAIL BANK CHIEFS
Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience Jonathan has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to jail the Managing Directors of three banks for their alleged refusal to comply with the court’s order.
Patience Jonathan also asked the court to direct them to lift the restrictions placed on her accounts at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The committal proceedings initiated by Patience and 10 others are against the MDs/CEOs of First Bank Plc, Adesola Adeduntan, Skye Bank Plc, Tokunbo Abiru and Diamond Bank Plc, Uzoma Dozie.
The MDs of the three banks have denied the allegations of disobedience of the December 5, 2017 order of the court levelled against them.
In his response to the applicants’ motion, Adeduntan said First Bank, had after verifying the authenticity of the court order served on it on December 11, 2017, complied with the order.