Court grants CBN’s request to freeze accounts of 20 #EndSARS promoters

The Central Bank of Nigeria has obtained a court order to freeze the bank accounts linked to #EndSARS promoters in the country.

Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. (Punch)

The Governor of the apex bank, Godwin Emefiele had on Tuesday, October 20, filed an ex-parte court application to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company adjudged to be masterminds of the recent nationwide protests against police brutality in Nigeria.

Sixteen days after the application was filed, Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja granted the order on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

The banks that were ordered to freeze the accounts of the #EndSARS promoters include; Access Bank, Fidelity, First Bank, GTB, Zenith and UBA.

Below is the full list of individuals whose accounts have been blocked as a result of the court order.

  1. Bolatito Rachael Oduala
  2. Chima David Ibebunjoh
  3. Mary Doose Kpengwa
  4. Gatefield Nigeria Limited
  5. Saadat Temitope Bibi
  6. Bassey Victor Israel
  7. Wisdom Busaosowo Obi
  8. Nicholas Ikhalea Osazele
  9. Ebere Idibie
  10. Akintomide Lanre Yusuf
  11. Uhuo Ezenwanyi Promise
  12. Mosopefoluwa Odeseye
  13. Adegoke Pamilerin Emmanuel
  14. Umoh Grace Ekanem
  15. Babatunde Victor Segun
  16. Mulu Louis Teghenan
  17. Mary Oshifowora
  18. Winifred Akpevweoghene Jacob
  19. Victor Solomon
  20. Idunu A. Williams.

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