JUST IN: High Court unfreezes #EndSAR ‘Protesters’ accounts

A federal High Court unfreezes the account number of end SARS protesters. The court sitting in Abuja the Nation’s capital has set aside the earlier court order dated November 4 2020 which freeze account of 4,200 end SARS protesters.

 

The sitting Judge Justice Ahmed Mohammed has ordered that the affected account be unfreeze with immediate effect

The judge  proceeded to strike out the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 filed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and in respect of which the ex-parte order freezing the accounts for 180 days was made on November 4, 2020.

 

The court’s decision was informed by the withdrawal of all processes filed in relation to the suit by lawyers to all parties.

 

The CBN governor was represented by former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Michael Aondoakaa (SAN), while Mr Femi Falana (SAN), who appeared for those affected by the freezing order, told the court, at the commencement of proceedings, that they have resolved to withdraw all the processes filed for peace to reign and for the ongoing process of reconciliation, at the various panels of enquiry on police brutality across the country, to progress unhindered..

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