Blaming the Agency for victimizing the previous First Lady, the group thusly prompted EFCC to lift the No Debit Order put on her Skye Bank accounts which contain more than $15 million, however Jonathan’s better half has since clarified that the cash was implied for her hospital expenses.
Recall,a week ago the EFCC instituted a charges against Waripamowei Dudafa, Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs, whom the previous first woman used to open the accounts Dudafa, Amajuoyi Briggs, a legal counselor; and Damola Bolodeoku, a Skye Bank official.
On Tuesday, the Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, additionally told writers that Jonathan’s better half was under investigation .
However, in an announcement by Parkinson George-Amabo, spoke person of NDPPVF cautioned Magu that investigating Patience could come about into .
“bad blood, embarrassment and possible unrest in the Niger Delta.”
The group said it is not in support of corruption, but against the way the agency is investigating Patience who has had an “impressive and fortuitous pedigree.”
“As a matter of fact, the EFCC has launched a criminal investigation of Mrs. Jonathan and in the process, frozen her bank accounts domiciled with a Nigerian commercial bank without affording her opportunity to state her own side of the matter,” the statement read.
“Nobody is above the law. The NDPPVF does not support or condone corruption. If Mrs. Jonathan was found to be corrupt, we shall not hesitate to call for her prosecution.
“We, however, have a grouse with the modus operandi of Mrs. Jonathan’s investigation, given her status as the wife of a former deputy governor, former governor, former vice-president, former acting president and finally, former president. She is perhaps, the only Nigerian woman – dead or alive – with such an impressive and fortuitous pedigree; which accounts for why the EFCC needs to thread with caution.
“Recently, there have been calls on the Attorney-General of the Federation as well as the EFCC to arrest and prosecute the former First Lady for alleged money laundering.
“We shall simultaneously bomb the 4 wings of the NNPC Towers the day it is announced that Mrs. Patience Goodluck Jonathan has been arrestedThe group added that before her husband emerged as vice-president in 2007, the EFCC investigated Mrs. Jonathan and cleared of any wrongdoing.”