The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has filed an ex-parte suit to freeze bank accounts of 20 social media influencers, Pamilerin inclusive, over-involvement in the EndSARS protest.
The order was pursuant to a motion ex-parte filed by the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, before a Federal High Court granted by Justice Ahmed Mohammed.
The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 listed the 20 defendants as – Bolatito Oduala, Chima Ibebunjoh, Mary Kpengwa, Gatefield Nigeria Limited, Saadat Bibi, Bassey Israel, Wisdom Obi, Nicholas Osazele, Ebere Idibie, Akintomide Yusuf, Uhuo Promise, Mosopefoluwa Odeseye, and Adegoke Pamilerin Emmanuel.
Others include Umoh Ekanem, Babatunde Segun, Mulu Teghenan, Mary Oshifowora, Winifred Jacob, Victor Solomon, and Idunu Williams.
The defendants’ accounts with the following banks, Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank, United Bank for Africa, and Zenith Bank will be withheld for a period of 90 days until investigations are concluded.
See the certified true copy of the order below as obtained by an online medium, Peoples Gazette;