#EndSARS: Nigerian govt moves against protesters, freezes bank accounts
The Federal High Court in Abuja has allowed the solicitation of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to freeze the records of 20 people and an association connected to the #EndSARS lobby.
As per the subtleties of the request, the solicitation was conceded by Justice Ahmed Mohammed. It was recorded by the CBN on October 20.
The court request was routed to the administrative centers of Access Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank of Africa, and Zenith Bank.
The court guided the banks to freeze forthwith all exchanges on the 20 records on the rundown added to the CBN’s application as Exhibit An and all other ledgers of the litigants and respondents for a time of 180 days forthcoming the result of examination and request at present being led by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
A portion of the influenced people incorporate Bolatito Racheal Oduala, Chima David Ibebunjoh, Mary Doose Kpengwa, Saadat Temitope Bibi, Bassey Victor Israel, Wisdom Busaosowo Obi, Nicholas Ikhalea Osazele, Ebere Idibie, Akintomide Lanre Yusuf, Uhuo Ezenwanyi Promise and Mosopefoluwa Odeseye.
Others are Adegoke Pamilerin Yusif. Umoh Grace Ekanem, Babatunde Victor Segun, Mulu Louis Teghenan, Mary Oshifowora, Winifred Akpevweoghene Jacob, Victor Solomon, Idunu A. Williams, and Gatefield Nigeria Limited.
The #EndSARS crusades overwhelmed paper title texts a month ago when youthful Nigerians came out to request the nullification of a famous police unit, SARS.
The fights, which began calmly, turned rough after a clampdown on nonconformists by security specialists and hooligans.
Source: Thewill 2020