EFCC’s Media Trial Of Patience Jonathan Is Riddled With Lies And Deception Of The Public-Rights Lawyers

For a couple of years now I have always wondered why EFCC makes public every case they start investigating even when it is only a complaint. Most times the one-sided allegation is reported thereby condemning those being investigated without giving them fair hearing. This is not done anywhere.

The Republican News

By Kanayo Umeh, Abuja   |  
Patience JonathanA group of human rights lawyers, yesterday, called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to put an end to the “media trial” of former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Addressing reporters on behalf of the group, in Abuja, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, said they were not against investigating and prosecuting the former First Lady, but that it had to be done in line with the law, and not on the pages of newspapers or the Internet.

Osuagwu said the $31.4 million released to the public is not the correct figure of what is in the said Skye Bank account owned by Mrs. Jonathan.
He said: “The actual figure is $8.2 million. This is the correct amount, not $20m, not $31.4m released to the public. We wish to state that the story of the EFCC, and as published by various media concerning Mrs. Jonathan and…

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