A Federal High Court Lagos, Thursday, called for oral evidences in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and 7.4 billion naira found in some accounts linked to former first Lady, Patience Jonathan.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun in a judgment on the motion for final forfeiture of the sums, held that there were conflicting affidavit evidences, which can be best resolved if respective parties are called upon to give oral evidence.
The EFCC had secured an interim order for forefeture of the sums on April 20, 2018, before Olatoregun, following a motion exparte.
It joined as respondents: Patience Jonathan, Globus Integrated Services Ltd, Finchley Top Homes Ltd., Am-Pm Global Network Ltd, Pagmat Oil and Gas Ltd and Magel Resort Ltd and Esther Oba.
On October 29th, 2018, EFCC counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, had moved his motion for final forfeiture of the sums, urging that same be finally forfeited to the Federal Government.