Four Companies Plead Guilty to Laundering $15m which Patience Jonathan Claimed Belonged to Her


dame-patience-jonathan-april-2014-bellanaija-com-01Dame Patience Jonathan

The four companies’ accounts which were frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have pleaded guilty to laundering to money laundering.

PUNCH reports that the companies pleaded guilty to conspiring with oneWaripamo Dudafa, a former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-PresidentJonathan, and the two others charged to court by EFCC, to launder a sum of  $15, 591,700 before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday.

The companies are: Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited; Seagate Property Development & Investment Co. Limited; Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited; and Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited.

Jonathan’s wife, Dame Patience Jonathan had sued the EFCC and Skye Bank Plc., claiming that the money in the accounts belonged to her.

She had also said that the money was for her medical expenses.

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