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Patience Jonathan to sue EFCC over frozen $15m

patience-jonathanNigeria’s anti-corruption agency has confirmed to the BBC that former first lady Patience Jonathan is taking the agency to court following an investigation into the four of her bank accounts.But the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) refused to confirm whether it had blocked any of her funds.

A letter from her lawyers, published in several Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday alleged that $15m (£11.4m) was blocked in July – and that the money is for the former first lady to settle medical bills abroad.
Her lawyers, Granville Abibo (SAN) and Co, told the BBC the firm had written to the EFCC on her behalf but refused to give further information.

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