Patience Jonathan Meets Brickwall At Skye Bank

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday visited the Maitama branch of the Skyebank in Abuja to withdraw part of her $5.9million recently unfrozen by a Lagos High Court. But she met a brickwall. EFCC boss Magu and Patience Jonathan The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had procured a stay-of-execution of the judgement and also simultaneously filed an appeal against the judgment given last week on 6 April by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, News spread quickly that she visited the bank on Monday, following another visit on Friday 7 April. Unconfirmed reports said that she wanted to withdraw as much as $1million, but was given $100,000 by the bank. She returned at 10:00 a.m. and had a closed-door meeting with an Executive Director of the bank. She finally left the bank at 4:05 p.m. but declined to speak to newsmen who sought to know why she was there.

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