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Federal High Court Grants CBN’s Request To Freeze Accounts Of #EndSARS Protesters

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Federal High Court Grants CBN’s Request To Freeze Accounts Of #EndSARS Protesters

Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the request of the Central Bank of Nigeria to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests.

The request was filed by the CBN on October 20 was granted by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, on Friday, November 6.

In a news from Channels TV,  the affected individuals are listed to include:

  • Bolatito Racheal Oduala,
  • Chima David Ibebunjoh,
  • Mary Doose Kpengwa,
  • Saadat Temitope Bibi,
  • Bassey Victor Israel,
  • Wisdom Busaosowo Obi,
  • Nicholas Ikhalea Osazele,
  • Ebere Idibie,
  • Akintomide Lanre Yusuf,
  • Uhuo Ezenwanyi Promise,
  • Mosopefoluwa Odeseye.

Others are:

  • Adegoke Pamilerin Yusif.
  • Umoh Grace Ekanem,
  • Babatunde Victor Segun,
  • Mulu Louis Teghenan,
  • Mary Oshifowora,
  • Winifred Akpevweoghene Jacob,
  • Victor Solomon,
  • Idunu A. Williams,
  • Gatefield Nigeria Limited.

The court order, addressed to the head offices of Access Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank of Africa, and Zenith Bank, directed the banks to freeze forthwith all transactions on the 20 accounts on the list annexed to the CBN’s application as Exhibit A and all other bank accounts of the defendants/respondents for a period of 180 days pending the outcome of investigation and inquiry currently being conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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