EFCC uncovers N2.1bn to Patience’s dead mother’s account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has uncovered N2.114bn to the bank account of Magel Resort Limited, which was allegedly owned by Mrs. Patience Jonathan and her late mother, Mama Charity Oba. Patience is the wife of former president of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan.
The Punch news report that the total money linked to Patience Jonathan is is now N17bn. Patience Jonathan has been battling with EFCC of one level allegation and the others. Several Bank accounts who belong to the former first lady were frozen by the EFCC.
You will recall that last week, filed a N2bn fundamental human rights suit against the EFCC, accusing the anti-graft agency of subjecting her to psychological trauma, unnecessary persecution and going as far as freezing her late mother’s accounts.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission accused Mrs. Jonathan of perpetrating fraud through some of her non-governmental organisations.
The report adds that at least N17bn, including funds from some government agencies, were paid into the accounts of Mrs. Jonathan’s NGOs.